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Offshore census [electronic resource] : citizens of the state of Sabotage /
Robert Jelinek (ed.).
imprint
Wien ; New York : Springer, c2011.
description
396 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
3709105331, 9783709105337
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Wien ; New York : Springer, c2011.
isbn
3709105331
9783709105337
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
language note
In English and German.
catalogue key
9897614
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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State of Sabotage - a state as artists' project within the field of political reality
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[…] Das eben im Springer Verlag erschienene Buch Offshore Census fast diese Geschehnisse zusammen, bietet Einblick in Projekte des State of Sabotage und gibt den inzwischen rund 14.000 Bürgern im großzügigen Abbildungsteil ein Gesicht. The Gap, Nr. 115, April 2011
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State of Sabotage was founded as a sovereign state on the uninhabited Finnish island Harakka by the Austrian artist Robert Jelinek in August 2003. They have a flag, stamps, coins, and an anthem. But particularly the passport (designed by Austrian artist Heimo Zobernig) triggered a dynamism which catapulted the artists " state all of a sudden into the field of political reality. State of Sabotage was de facto recognized by Slovenia, Switzerland, Monaco, Andorra, San Marino, and Italy. "Offshore" is a tribute to the some 14,000 citizens. The book contains a cultural topography by Irina Ulrike Anderl as well as texts regarding the phenomenon state and art, and the art of state. The main part of the book shows the portraits of the citizens of SoS.
Main Description
State of Sabotage was founded as a sovereign state on the uninhabited Finnish island Harakka by the Austrian artist Robert Jelinek in August 2003. They have a flag, stamps, coins, and an anthem. But particularly the passport (designed by Austrian artist Heimo Zobernig) triggered a dynamism which catapulted the artists' state all of a sudden into the field of political reality. State of Sabotage was de facto recognized by Slovenia, Switzerland, Monaco, Andorra, San Marino, and Italy. "Offshore" is a tribute to the some 14,000 citizens. The book contains a cultural topography by Irina Ulrike Anderl as well as texts regarding the phenomenon state and art, and the art of state. The main part of the book shows the portraits of the citizens of SoS.

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