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6 — 8 MAR 2020Book fair
All issues of Accattone, Villa Thunberg’s poster and Five Stories of São Paulo will be on display at Artists Print VIII, at Brass, Brussels.
4 MAR 2020Launch
Launch of Eva Le Roi & Pierre Burquel’s book Five Stories of São Paulo at Speculoos, Brussels.
8 FEB — 15 MAR 2020Exhibition
Accattone takes part in the group show Houses for Superstars. Hypermediated architecture at Villa Noailles in Hyères, France.Six architecture practices were invited to choose a ‘superstar’ and design a villa in the form of a model or an installation. Following-up from the themes explored in issue #6, Accattone and its team present a territorial, post-sedentary ‘villa’ dedicated to the tutelary figure of Greta Thunberg, that confronts the changing climate regime through the human, plant and animal migrations it entails.(see Villa Thunberg’s page)A project by Accattone magazine (Ismaël Bennani, Sophie Dars, Orfée Grandhomme, Carlo Menon, Galaad Van Daele) in collaboration with architects Alice Nouvet, Alice Paris, Camille Pons and Plant & Houtgoed (Jeroen Deseyn, Nicolas Vandenplas). Produced by by Accattone, Plant & Houtgoed and Villa Noailles with the generous support of Wallonie-Bruxelles Architectures.
23 — 26 JAN 2020Book fair
Accattone is guest at Index Art Book Fair at kurimanzutto art galley, Mexico City. Thanks to the organisers and to Erica Overmeer (O Book Publisher) who once again brought the copies with her from Europe.(press release)
21 NOV 2019Launch, talk
Accattone #6 will be presented in its home town at La Loge, a space dedicated to contemporary art, architecture and theory.6pm: guided tour of the ongoing exhibition by Rotor, Life under a cherry tree7pm: presentation of Accattone #6 by the editorial team and some contributors8pm: drinks & copies
5 OCT 2019Launch, talk & projection
Artist-run space Ampersand hosts Accattone during the Lisbon Triennale opening days.– Presentation of Accattone #6– Artist talks by Simon Boudvin and Giaime Meloni on their photographic encounters with, respectively, wild plants in the urban fabric and urban fabrics in contemporary deserts– Projection of Christopher Roth’s movie Architecting after Politics– Drinks & copiesTravel supported by WBI Wallonie-Bruxelles International.
26 SEPT — 24 NOV 2019Exhibition
Accattone #6 is on display at the Oslo Architecture Triennale’s core exhibition, The Library.
25 SEPT 2019Book launch
Launch of Accattone #6 and Simon Boudvin’s Un Nouveau Musée at Volume bookshop, Paris.
7 SEPT 2019Launch
Un Nouveau Musée is the title of a book by the first-ever contributor to our magazine, Paris-based artist Simon Boudvin, on his intervention at the Folklore Museum in Mouscron, Belgium. The book is co-published by Accattone and MER.Paperkunsthalle (sales here).
6 — 8 SEPT 2019Book fair
Preview of Accattone #6 and Un Nouveau Musée at the first Architecture and Landscape Book Fair, in Brussels, organised by CIVA in partnership with the WIELS Art Book Fair.
7 MAY 2019Lecture
’Accattone as Journey’, lecture within the cycle ‘Learning from’ organised by OSA, the student association of Mendrisio Academy of Architecture.
3 MAY 2019Book fair & round table
Accattone is invited at the conference Publishing in Architecture, organised by ARCH+.
‘Introduced by Mark Wigley (Columbia University) and moderated by Francisco Moura Veiga (A FORSCHUNG / CARTHA Magazine/ETH Zurich) and Anh-Linh Ngo (ARCH+, Berlin), the symposium brings together an international panel to discuss publishing as an alternative spatial practice. Sandra Bartoli (Architektur im Gebrauch, Berlin), Olaf Grawert (Brandlhuber+/ ETH Zürich), Cédric Libert (CIVA Foundation, Brussels), Carlo Menon & Sophie Dars (Accattone, Brussels), Erica Overmeer (Impresión Mexicana, Index Architecture/Index Art Book Fair, Mexico and Berlin) and Mirko Zardini (Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal) will present one publication—not necessary of their own making—and discuss why it's relevant for them personally and for the discipline. In doing so, they will also discuss their own practice of publishing.’
This event is held in the frame of Miss Read/ Berlin Art Book Festival, 3-5 May 2019.Thanks to WBI / WBA for contributing to the travel expenses.
Read our short presentation of Terrazzo #1–10 on the Publishing in Architecture website archive. Here a few slides.
28 MARCH — 30 APRIL 2019Exhibition and student works
Accattone is part of the biennale Exemplaires, formes et pratiques de l’édition in Rennes, École européenne supérieure d’art de Bretagne. It was researched by a group of MA students in typography of ERG École de Recherche Graphique, Brussels (tutors Manuela Dechamps Otamendi, Renaud Huberlant).Earlier this year we’ve held seminars and workshops with students at ERG, La Cambre Arts Visuels, ENSA Marne-la-Vallée, ENSA Versailles.
7 NOV 2018
Guided tour to Koenraad Dedobbeleer’s exhibition Kunststoff – Gallery of Material Culture, whose work with his postcards collection is featured in Accattone #2.
We joined research programmes with many fellows and invited contributors at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal and at the Bibliothèque Kandinsky of the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
We travelled to Tokyo, Kyoto and Yoshino and visited Teshima, Naoshima and Inujima islands to meet with architects, artists, historians and institutions. We presented the magazine and prospected for future projects. A grant from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation helped us to cover the expenses.
27 MAY 2018
26 MAY 2018
DOUBLE BILL:ACCATTONE #5 + OASE #100Bruno Bookshop, Venice, 6—8pmMeet Armin Linke and the editors during the Architecture Biennale opening days.On view: Accattone #1 — #5, OASE #100Exhibition in a box: Five pictures by Armin LinkeTalk: Pictures from Corporate Arcadia commented by Armin Linke in conversation with the editors.
8 MAY 2018Lecture
Lecture on Accattone and other architecture magazines at Bauhaus Weimar, hosted by Horizonte magazine.
6 MAY 2018Book fair & talk
Conversation on photography, architecture and publication with Erica Overmeer. Miss Read book fair, Berlin.
4 — 6 MAY 2018Book fair
Frances Horn brings Accattone to Acid Free book fair in Los Angeles.
25 APR 2018Lecture
“Major to Minor (Architecture, Photography and the Printed Page)” at the Figurations conference, The Bartlett, London.
29 MAR 2018
Launch & projection
Presentation of Accattone #5 at the WTC Tower, 26th floor, Brussels.Exhibition in a box: five pictures by Armin Linke (limited edition)Film screening: Armin Linke’s Alpi (more info)Presentation: Accattone #5 and Corporate ArcadiaMagazines for sale & drinks
9 — 11 MAR 2018
Preview of Accattone #5 at Artists Print VI, Brussels.
7 — 22 DEC 2017
Exhibition & talks
Corporate Arcadia travels to TU Delft (NL) with an associated lectures series hosted by the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Department of Management in the Built Environment. More info.
16 NOV — 3 DEC 2017
The second edition of A PRINT, curated by Studio Nock, will take place at ArkDes, The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design in Stockholm.“A PRINT is a collection, an open archive and an exhibition of independent architecture publications and zines. The ambition is to promote and showcase alternative publications for innovative commentary and criticism on architecture. These publications are an important contribution to the architectural discourse, allowing for independent, mainly non-profit, editors to cover a broader range of topics than what is custom in conventional architectural magazines.”
8 — 9 NOV 2017
Talk & exhibition
The exhibition V+ Architecture Documents on Five Projects, curated by Accattone editors, is on show at KTH from 9 November onwards.Accattone and the catalogue of the exhibition will be presented on Wed 8 Nov at Konst/ig bookshop in Stockholm, with photographer Maxime Delvaux and V+ architects Thierry Decuypere and Jörn Bihain. (photos Maxime Delvaux)
23 JUNE — 24 SEPT 2017
Accattone was invited to curate the first exhibition of the new Contemporary Architecture Department at the CIVA Foundation, Brussels.
Corporate Arcadia looks at what is usually disregarded by architecture culture: the corporate architecture of banking headquarters, office buildings and hotels that has mostly shaped the city of Brussels in the 1990s and early 2000s.It does so with a twist:1/ Armin Linke’s photographic work from inside the Corporate Arcadia reveals the hidden activities of fifteen institutions and at the same time ‘restores beauty to these invisible sites’, overlapping architecture, interior design and social functions.2/ Magazine excerpts and videos offer thematic insights and counterpoints in the form of seven ‘double figures’, letting emerge multiple dimensions and critical knots.3/ Models and documents retrieved on site or from the architects’ archives are called to perform as embodied figures on a stepped theatre of objects: if their position is static, the concepts they carry are mobile, open to interpretation and recombination.(press kit / photos Silvia Cappellari)
8 SEPT 2017
Panel talk and book fair at the Nacht van de architectuur, deSingel, Antwerp.With Carlo Menon (Accattone), Françoise Fromonot (Criticat), Sandra Bartoli & Silvan Linden (AG Architektur in Gebrauch), Pier Vittorio Aureli (DOGMA), Lisa De Visscher (A+). Moderated by Bart Decroos & Mathilde Breukink (VAi Flanders Architecture Institute).
5 — 31 MAY 2017
Accattone is part of FIAMME. Fifty contemporary magazines: art, fashion, architecture and design. IUAV, Venice. Curated by Mario Lupano, Saul Marcadent and Camilla Salvaneschi. (photo Augusto Maurandi)
10 — 28 MAY 2017
Accattone is part of A PRINT. An open archive of architecture publications. Studio Nock, Gothenburg, Sweden. (photos Samuel Petersson)
19 — 23 APRIL 2017
Independent Brussels art fair, with Gagarin and MER. Paper Kunsthalle.
14 — 16 APRIL 2017
Index Architecture book fair, Museo Jumex, Mexico City. In collaboration with Book, People, Places (Berlin).
25 FEB 2017
Lecture at Festival d’Architecture, Liège.
7 DEC 2016
Lecture series “Bâtiment Machine?” at the Peter Behrens School of Architecture, Düsseldorf.
13 OCT 2016
Lecture and workshop
Public presentation within CCA’s research project Talking Pictures, with Stefano Graziani and Yasufumi Nakamori + 8 international researchers, Montreal.
23 SEP 2016
Launch & talk
Launch of Accattone #4 at Deborah Bowmann, Brussels.Bedroom Talk with 51N4E architects Freek Persyn & Johan Anrys.
9 — 11 SEP 2016
Preview of Accattone #4 at Artists Print V, Brussels(also hosting Cédric Libert’s BlackWhiteRainbowProductions and the book Objets Immanents)
27 MAY 2016
Round-table conversation on architectural publishing at the Belgian Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale.
With OASE, Criticat, aDVVT, De Smet Vermeulen, 51N4E, Office KGDVS & others.
20 APR 2016
Presentation within the Book of Copies exhibition at Sint-Lucas, Brussels.
4 — 7 FEB 2016
Book fair & round table
Accattone at the first Index architecture book fair. Panel discussion with Frida Escobedo and Giovanni Piovene (San Rocco) at Museo Jumex, Mexico City.
12 — 15 NOV 2015
Art publishing fair Offprint Paris at Beaux-Arts.
12 SEP — 6 DEC 2015
Invited contribution to the group exhibition The Corner Show at Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, with Accattone #3 and ‘Sanstitres’ by La Ville Rayée.
7 OCT 2015
Launch of Accattone #2 and #3 with architects Sébastien Martinez Barat and Benjamin Lafore at Volume bookshop, Paris.
28 — 30 SEP 2015
Lecture at the international academic conference The Site of Discourse. Thinking Architecture Through Publication, Lisbon.
18 SEP 2016
Lecture “Architecture in the Second Degree” for Belgian magazine A+.
15 SEP 2016
Lecture “Architecture in the Second Degree” at ICA London, within the exhibition “Everything is Architecture: Bau Magazine from the 60s and 70s”.
12 — 13 SEP 2015
Independent book fair Artists Print IV by Komplot and JAP. “Selling solutions for no problems” at BRASS, Brussels.
5 SEP 2015
Launch & party
Launch of Accattone #2 in our new office space in Brussels.
18 MAY 2015
Lecture at ENSAP Lille, History Theory Mediation module.
13 MAY 2015
Modulor’s lecture series “Faking Fiction – Unbuilt Realities” at Extra City, Antwerp.
8 — 31 OCT 2014
Accattone is part of the Archizines World Tour starting from ETH Zurich, gta exhibitions.
10 JUN 2014
Round table on periodicals organised by the Prix Fernand Baudin Prijs, Brussels.
29 MAY 2014
Launch of Accattone #1 at Betts Project, London.
11 APR 2014Launch & talk
Launch of Accattone #1 with a lecture by Anne Holtrop on “Material Gesture” at Etablissement d’en face, Brussels.
21 — 23 MAR 2014Book fair
Accattone #1 on preview at Artists Print III, Brussels.