Catalogue of the exhibition
The fully illustrated catalogue marks the first major publication for Kudsk Steensen and brings together his multidimensional practice.
The book includes a foreword by the leadership of LAS, an expansive text by the exhibition’s curator Emma Enderby, an interview between the artist and Professor Johannes Vogel, the General Director at the Museum für Naturkunde, as well as scholarly contributions by academic Alenda Y. Chang on her research on video game environments, Dane Sutherland on the history of the swamp from the 18th century to today, curator Barbara London on the practice of Kudsk Steensen, and Kim Mortega, a scientist at the Museum für Naturkunde, details the various species that enter Berl-Berl. The book also contains poetic responses to the world of Berl-Berl, including poems by Precious Okoyomon and Johannes Heldén, as well as a visual essay by the artist that pulls together the source materials for Berl-Berl.
Get your copy at the counter at Halle am Berghain for 25€ during the course of the exhibition or in the online shop of the Walther König bookstore.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Jakob Kudsk Steensen: Berl-Berl. Commissioned by Light Art Space (LAS) and installed at Halle am Berghain, Berlin, 10 July – 26 September 2021.
Curated by Emma Enderby,
with Assistant Curator Liz Stumpf
Edited by Emma Enderby, assisted by Liz Stumpf
Copy-edited by Janine Armin (EN) and Christiane Weidemann, Hello Text (DE) with support from Monika Kerkmann (DE), Ruth Kißling (DE) and Sophie Korschildgen (DE/EN)
Translated by Elfi Cagala and Dr Kurt Rehkopf
Designed by Studio Pandan × Wkshps
Printed by Gutenberg Beuys Feindruckerei GmbH, Germany
© 2021 the artist, LAS, the authors and Koenig Books.
Unless otherwise stated, all images © Jakob Kudsk Steensen.
First published by LAS, Almstadtstraße 24, 10119 Berlin, Germany, lightartspace.org; and Koenig Books, Ehrenstraße 4, 50672 Köln, Germany.
ISBN 978-3-7533-0043-6 (Koenig Books)
ISBN: 978-3-00-069093-8 (LAS)
Bibliographic information published by the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek.
The Deutsche Nationalbibliothek lists this publication in the Deutsche Nationalbibliografie; detailed bibliographic data available on the internet at http://dnb.d-nb.de.
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