Laura Mulvey is a filmmaker and film theorist. She is Professor of Film and Media Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, and author of Visual and Other Pleasures and Death 24 x a Second.Dirk Snauwaert is Artistic Director of Wiel in Brussels and was Curator of the Kunstverein in Munich, the IAC at Villeurbanne in France and the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, where he co-curated Jimmie Durham's first restrospective in 1993.Mark Alice Durant is an artist and author whose writings on photography, activist art and cultural resistance have appeared in such art journals as Art in America and Artscribe. He currently teaches at the University of Maryland in College Park and at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
'Revelatory about his life experience as a writer and artist.' (Artforum) 'The boldest, best executed, and most far-reaching publishing project devoted to contemporary art. These books will revolutionize the way contemporary art is presented and written about.' (Artforum) 'The combination of intelligent analysis, personal insight, useful facts and plentiful pictures is a superb format invaluable for specialists but also interesting for casual readers, it makes these books a must for the library of anyone who cares about contemporary art.' (Time Out) 'A unique series of informative monographs on individual artists.' (The Sunday Times) 'Gives the reader the impression of a personal encounter with the artists. Apart from the writing which is lucid and illuminating, it is undoubtedly the wealth of lavish illustrations which makes looking at these books a satisfying entertainment.' (The Art Book)