The Parthenon of Books: Celebration of the Accomplishment of the Collection of Forbidden Books
with Marta Minujín

SEP
9
12 pm

Marta Minujín, The Parthenon of Books, 2017,
 Friedrichsplatz, Kassel, documenta 14, photo: Mathias Völzke

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 12 pm, noon, documenta 14 invites you to celebrate the accomplishment of the collection of forbidden books for The Parthenon of Books on Friedrichsplatz in Kassel in the presence of the artist Marta Minujín.

Visitors are cordially invited to participate in The Parthenon of Books open stage in any number of ways, including reading from once-banned books in numerous languages, reciting their own texts or poems, presenting silent contributions like dances or performative gestures, playing alternately music, or by simply watching and listening in the Parthenon with the artist, documenta 14 curators and team members.

Participants are kindly requested to register before 8 pm on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at events [​at​] documenta.de by providing their contact information (name, e-mail, and phone number) and details about the type and length of their contribution, which should be no longer than five minutes. documenta 14 will announce those contributions, which will be part of the parallel open stages, and the respective time slots via e-mail by Friday, September 8, 2017, at 8 pm. In case of rain the the public contributions unfortunately have to be canceled. Please note, that the different stages are not able to provide amplification.

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