Book list fold #12 on Memory

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Recommended reading fold #12 on Memory

Books selection for reading list inspired by Hrair Sarkissian for fold #12 Memory
Stacked books on memory before they enter the library admin process 2024
Image credits: SEA Foundation

Dates:

November 2024 – February 2025

This recommended reading
list is part of SEA Foundations’
art and sustainability program
in fold #12 on Memory

Find these books in our
library catalogued on Libib.

Library

The library is open for reading
by appointment from 12 – 4 pm
Thursday – Saturday.
The group size is maximised
to 3 persons at the same time.

Please Note
The library and the study room
are located on the first floor.
Unfortunately, there is no access
for disabled persons.

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Publications on Memory

For fold #12 on Memory, our ambassador Syrian-Armenian artist Hrair Sarkissian has selected five publications that have connections to his practice and to the fold’s theme: Memory. Read more in the introduction text for fold #12 on Memory

Recommended reading

Cheterian, V., (2023). Open Wounds. Armenians, Turks and a century of genocide. C Hurst & Co Ltd. London.

Ladd, B., (2018). The Ghosts of Berlin: Confronting German history in the urban landscape. University of Chicago Press Chicago.

Linfield, S., (2010). The Cruel Radiance: Photography and political violence. The University of Chicago Press.

Zeitlian, W.H., (2022). The Missing Pages: The modern life of a medieval manuscript from genocide to justice. Standford University Press.

Gibbons, J., (2008). Contemporary art and Memory, images of recollection and remembrance. I.B. Taurus.

Additional reading

Genova, L., (2022). Remember: The science of memory and the art of forgetting. Allen & Unwin.

Weiner, J., (2000). Time, Love, Memory: A great biologist and his quest for the origins of behavior. Faber.

Nieuwenhuys, R., (Ed.), (1979). Memory and Agony: Dutch stories from Indonesia. Twayne Publ.

Van Alphen E. (ed.), (2023). Productive Archiving. Artistic Strategies, Future Memories and Fluid Identities. Valiz Amsterdam.

Löwy, M., (2005). Fire alarm: Reading Walter Benjamin’s “On the concept of history.” Verso.

Malcolm, J., (2023). Still pictures: On photography and memory. Granta Books.

Buchanan, D., (2012). Taste, Memory: Forgotten foods, lost flavors, and why they matter. Chelsea Green Pub.

Pelikan, J. (1987). The mystery of Continuity: time and history, memory and eternity in the thought of Saint Augustine (First paperback printing). University Pr. of Virginia.

Previous folds in the programme

Each fold has a separate list with suggested reading.

fold #011 Voice
July 2024 – October 2024
Recommended reading on voice (shelved in the library)

fold #010 Responsibility
March 2024 – June 2024
Recommended reading on responsibility (shelved in the library)

fold #09 Empowerment
November 2023 – February 2024
Recommended reading on Empowerment (shelved in the library)

fold #08 Spirit
July – October 2023
Recommended reading on Spirit (shelved in the library)

fold #07 Solidarity
April – July 2023
Recommended reading on Solidarity (shelved in the library)

fold #06 Reimagining
December 2022 – March 2023
Recommended reading on Reimagining (shelved in the library)

fold #05 Awakening
August – November 2022
Recommended reading on Awakening (shelved in the library)

fold #04 No Hurry
April – July 2022
Recommended reading on No Hurry (shelved in the library)

fold #03 Happiness
November 2021 – March 2022
Recommended reading on Happiness (shelved in the library)

fold #02 Commons
July – October 2021
Recommended reading on Commons (shelved in the library)

fold #01 Empathy
March – June 2021
Recommended reading on Empathy (shelved in the library)

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