Harun Farocki. Unregelmäßig, nicht regellos. Texte 1986–2000. Schriften. Band 5.


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n.b.k. Discourse Vol. 16 – Harun Farocki. Unregelmäßig, nicht regellos. Texte 1986–2000. Schriften. Band 5.

Edited and with an epilogue by Tom Holert.

340 pages, with illustrations, soft cover, German, 19.80 Euro / 15.00 Euro (members), Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König, Cologne 2021, ISBN 978-3-96098-990-5


Part of the edition Harun Farocki. Schriften. (edited by Marius Babias, Antje Ehmann, Tom Holert, Doreen Mende, Volker Pantenburg)

In the years between 1986 and 2000, Harun Farocki increasingly organized his cinematic work along the three categories of the observational film, the essay film, and the compilation film. In the mid-1990s, he also created his first installation works for the exhibition space. Volume 5 of the "Writings" collects texts that Farocki wrote to accompany and comment on groundbreaking films such as
Images of the World and the Inscription of War, Videograms of a Revolution, Workers Leaving the Factory, and Prison Images. Moreover, the book brings to attention a gifted author of newspaper columns and other occasional writings. An essay by editor Tom Holert rounds off the volume.

Harun Farocki (1944–2014) is one of the most renowned German filmmakers. His oeuvre comprises about 100 agitational, documentary, essay, and fiction films of different scope. Moreover, Farocki was an internationally acclaimed video and installation artist, a gifted educator and a prolific writer.

The publication is published on the occasion of the
Harun Farocki Retrospective, September 14, 2017 – January 28, 2018, initiated by Neuer Berliner Kunstverein in cooperation with Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art, the Harun Farocki Institute, Harun Farocki GbR, Silent Green Kulturquartier, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König and Savvy Contemporary as part of the Berlin Art Week, sponsored by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture.

The publication can be purchased at local bookshops, via the website of Buchhandlung Walther König, and at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein. Members of Neuer Berliner Kunstverein can buy the book at n.b.k. for the special price of 15.00 Euro.