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Histories of Predation

Marie Kolbaek Iversen - Histories of Predation
A book about active mythic thinking and scientific storytelling, about fright, trauma, and potentials for transformation.
Histories of Predation traces Marie Kølbæk Iversen's critical reimagining of subjectivity and cultural history, from Mirror Therapy (2015–16) and Io/I (2015–19) to Histories of Predation (2022–) and the performance project Donnimaar (2017–). Interrogating the demographic and aesthetic homogenization of the mid-nineteenth-century Danish nation-state and the ensuing forced forgetting of divergent identities, the book offers a deep-time view on processes of nation building by probing the geopolitical "mythologics" they hinge on.
Marie Kølbæk Iversen (born 1981 in Herning) is a Danish artist. Through a research-based practice, she examines mythical thinking as a catalyst for the tranformative potential of fear.
Texts by Marie Kølbæk Iversen, Adam Khalil, Isabella Rjeille, Yann Chateigné Tytelman.
published in March 2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
19 x 26 cm (hardcover)
136 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-88-6749-598-6
EAN : 9788867495986
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