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Boundless Minds & Moving Bodies in 80's New York

Simultaneously with the exhibition, the book Boundless Minds & Moving Bodies in 80's New York by publishers DAP and nai010 will be presented.   

Boundless Minds & Moving Bodies presents an intimate visual journey through the early collaborations between Keith Haring, Muna Tseng and Tseng Kwong Chi. It offers a unique and colourful prism of the three friends in their orbits,expressing themselves through different disciplinary languages: drawing, dance and photography. Their work and interactions reveal a shared performative energy of the joys of experimenting, openness, exchange and social engagement. Together and independently, they were immersed in and contributors to the bustling and vibrant cultural downtown scene.

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This book features the 1982 collaboration by Keith Haring to create the set for choreographer Muna Tseng drawing a visuals score for her performance piece Epochal Songs. Muna’s brother, conceptual photographer TsengKwong Chi, was a close friend and collaborator with Keith. Tseng’s photographs of Haring’s work in the subways, on the streets and during public performances continue to make them accessible to a audiences across the globe. Next to the work of Keith and Muna, the publication introduces Tseng Kwong Chi’s own body of seminal work: the famous self-portrait series, East Meets West, while visiting many iconic tourist sites across the world during his travels together with Haring.

"But now a new book – Boundless Minds & Moving Bodies in 80s New York – introduces readers to this creative trio and provides a poignant snapshot of the fertile downtown art scene of the time." – The Guardian

ISBN 978-94-6208-696-8 | March 2022 | expected | Muna Tseng, Fabian de Kloe, Cynthia Jordens | design: Raw Color | English | 20 x 28 cm | 172 pages | illustrated (200 full color) | nai010 publishers in conjunction with: SCHUNCK Museum, Muna Tseng Dance Projects

€ 34.95 /