The publication includes statements by Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz, Azar Mahmoudian, Judith Butler, Fouza Al-Youssef, Antke Engel, Patrisse Cullors, Trajal Harrell, Marwa Arsanios, Mirkan Deniz, Treva Ellison, Ahmed Refaat and Andrea Thal, Nikita Dhawan, Eve Tuck and Françoise Vergès. It comprises an essay by curator Charlotte Laubard on the viewers’ experience of Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz’s installation at the Swiss Pavilion; an essay by scholar André Lepecki on queer temporalities and poetics in relation to the notion of “moving backwards”; as well as a postface by Marianne Burki, Head of visual arts at the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.
The catalogue is edited by Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz with Charlotte Laubard, curator of the Swiss Pavilion at 58th Venice Biennale, designed by Stephan Müller and published by Skira Geneva.
Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz
Hardcover, 124 pages