Book list fold #08 on Spirit


Recommended reading fold #08 on Spirit

Cover image of the book Caliban and the Witch by Silvia Federici published by Penguin Classics, 2021

August – November 2023

This recommended reading
list is part of SEA Foundations’
art and sustainability program
in fold #08 on Spirit

Find these books in our
library catalogued on Libib.


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.


Publications on Spirit

For fold #08 on Spirit, we have been inspired by artist, writer and researcher Cynthia Montier and her artistic practice that relates to the fold’s theme: Spirit.

Booklist inspired by Cynthia Montier’s practice

Anzaldua, G. (2015). Light in the Dark, Luz En Lo Oscuro: Rewriting Identity, Spirituality, Reality, Durham: Duke University Press

Amaru, E., Alleguede, O. (2014). Artiste Médium – Entre vision et rébellion. Escalquens: Trajectoire Eds

Butler, J. (2021). Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative. Routlege

Davis, N.; Bourguet, M. (1979). Les Cultures du peuple rituels, savoirs et résistances au 16e siècle. Aubier Montaigne: Paris

Federicci, S.; Guazzini, J. (2021). Caliban and the Witch. Penguin Classics.

Falquet, J. (2016). Pax neoliberalia. Perspectives féministes sur (la réorganisation de) la violence. Paris: Éditions IXE

Lacy, S. (1994). Mapping the Terrain. New Genre Public Art. Winnipeg: Bay Press

Macy, J. R. (1983). Despair and personal power in the nuclear age. Gabriola Island (CA): New Society

Merchant, C. (1980). The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution. San Francisco: harperOne

Starhawk (2015). Dreaming the Dark – Magic, Sex and Politics. Paris: Cambourakis

Additional reading suggestions

Kandinski, W. translated by M. Sadler (1977) Concerning the Spiritual in Art, Dover Publications

Charlesworth, J.J. (2022) The Return of Magic in Art, Art Review

Hale, A. (2022) Communist witches and cyborg magic: the emergence of queer, feminist, esoteric futurism, Contemprorary Burlington

Previous folds in the programme

Each fold has a separate list with suggested reading.

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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