The Parthenon of Books: Start of the Redistribution of Forbidden Books
with Marta Minujín

SEP
10
12–8 pm

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

On Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 12 pm, noon, Marta Minujín will launch the redistribution of the books to the people of Kassel and its visitors. With this act of redistribution, the artist aims to express the ephemeral and transitional status of this anti-monumental work of art. This collective public space has been shaped and defined by more than the donated books, which emphasize resistance against censorship. This singular, precarious architecture was also designed by all donors, visitors, and institutions that, through their gesture of donating, expressed the importance of the gift and the value of concern.

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