The technological aspect in cultural heritage research

The technological aspect in cultural heritage research: the application of a methodological model of 3D technologies and spectroscopy

Digital research is a relatively new approach in information gathering, analysis, and communication. It may provide the foundations for us to present new technologies and methodologies, which in turn may enrich the way new knowledge is developed in science. In this context, digitalization no longer describes the possibilities of making information and communication processes better….. Read More

The invisible ones

The invisible ones

In a hospital bed, small-time private detective Ray Lovell veers between paralysis and delirium. But before the accident that landed him there, he’d been hired to find Rose Janko, the estranged daughter of a traveling Gypsy family, who went missing seven years earlier. Half Romany himself, Ray is well aware that he’s been chosen more….. Read More

The Alexandria quartet

The Alexandria quartet : Justine : Balthazar : Mountolive : Clea

Lawrence Durrell was one of the best-selling, most celebrated English novelists of the late 20th century. The Alexandria Quartet is unquestionably his most admired work, at heart a sensuous and brilliant evocation of wartime Alexandria. In this world of corrupt glamour, L. G. Darley attempts to reconcile himself to the end of his affair with….. Read More

Ways of curating

Ways of curating

Hans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old. Since then he has staged more than 250 shows internationally, many of them among the most influential exhibits of our age. Ways of Curating is a compendium of the insights Obrist has gained from his years of extraordinary work in the….. Read More

The fall of Icarus

The fall of Icarus

Three interconnected short-stories set in Paris explore the issue of choice, survival and transformation. In the first story, a young man on his first business trip is waylaid by an aberrant elevator. In the pivotal tale, a young scientist re-imagines the Greek myth of Icarus and his fall to earth. In the final story, a….. Read More

The man without qualities

The man without qualities

Ulrich has no qualities in the sense that his self-awareness is completely divorced from his abilities. He is drawn into a project, the “Parallel Campaign”, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph’s coronation in 1918.

Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood : an unfashionable life

The acclaimed biography of one of England’s great eccentrics and leading fashion designers, reissued in an updated edition to coincide with a major exhibition of Westwood’s work at the Victoria & Albert Museum. • For three decades, Vivienne Westwood has been Britain’s most consistently original, outrageous, eccentric and controversial designer. In that time she has….. Read More

Homo americanus

Homo Americanus

Homo Americanus presents over 600 works from every part of the artist’s career, the majority of which have never been published before. Arranged thematically in 32 chapters, it charts the appearance and development of the themes that have defined Pettibon’s oeuvre. Sections are introduced with excerpts from interviews with the artist, and are further discussed….. Read More

The literary-field

The literary field under Communist rule

This volume widens the field of Soviet literature studies by interpreting it as a multinational project, with national literatures acting not as copies of the Russian model, but as creators of a multidimensional literary space. The book proposes a reconsideration of Pierre Bourdieu’s theory of literary field and analyzes the interactions of literature, power, and….. Read More