Two books by Renée Green have recently been published, both distributed by DAP. Ongoing Becomings 1989-2009 and Endless Dreams and Time-Based Streams. To celebrate them, PARTICIPANT INC will host a screening of Green's film Endless Dreams and Water Between (2009), and a conversation with the artist on the evening of Sunday, January 22, 2012.
Renée Green: Endless Dreams and Time-Based Streams
Text by Lia Gangitano, Ros Gray, Betti-Sue Hertz, Lisa Le Feuvre, and
Published by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2010
Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 144 pgs / 70 color / 30 b&w / U.S. $35.00
Renée Green: Ongoing Becomings 1989-2009
Edited by Nicole Schweitzer. Text by Kobena Mercer, Diedrich Diederichsen, Gloria Sutton, Nora Alter, Juliane Rebentisch, and Catherine Quéloz.
Published by JRP|Ringier, 2009
Paperback, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color / 40 b&w / $55.00
Endless Dreams and Water Between is a feature film with four fictitious characters sustaining an epistolary exchange in which their "planetary thought" is weaved with the physical locations they inhabit, visual and aural characters in themselves: the island of Manhattan, the island of Majorca, in Spain, and the islands and peninsula that form the San Francisco Bay Area. The characters' reflections and dreams enact what could be described as "an archipelagic mind," linking worlds, time, and space.
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