Suzanne Treister

Bordeaux/Garonne Public Art Project

The Spaceships of Bordeaux /Les vaisseaux de Bordeaux: Book publication

The publication, Les vaisseaux de Bordeaux illustrates the connecting tissues of contemporary and historical background material relating to and incorporating the 3 public sculptures.

It contains drawings, diagrams, watercolours and digital works which illuminate the spaces and relationships between the ideas and content of the 10 circles in the project diagram, which are:

Histories of Bordeaux and the Garonne; Technology of the Garonne; World War Two Submarine Base; Jacques Ellul - Bordeaux philosopher, lawyer, sociologist and Christian anarchist 1912-1994; Fantasies of technology, society and the future; Spaceships; The Well Pavilion (an eco/nature/anarcho-primitivism library with a well at its centre); The Observatory Pavilion (A science fiction library with a telescope in the centre);The future of technology; The future of Bordeaux and the Garonne.

The book is distributed internationally and is available at the nearby CAPC-musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux.

The Spaceships of Bordeaux
/ Les Vaisseaux De Bordeaux
Suzanne Treister
with essay by Patrick Gyger : eng fr
Silvana Editoriale, Milan, Italy 2017 English Edition: ISBN: 88-366-3579-2 ; French Edition: ISBN: 88-366-3574-1
Released June 2017

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