Now in print | TONY COKES | SM BNGRZ. [New Order Edit]

Tony Cokes, SM BNGRZ. [New Order Edit], 2022.

Now in Print | TONY COKES
SM BNGRZ. [New Order Edit]

202 pages, 10x10 inches, softcover
Edition of 400 unique copies
Designed by FONDAZIONE Europa
Published by saxpublishers with FELIX GAUDLITZ, Vienna; Greene Naftali, New York; and Hannah Hoffman, Los Angeles. 2022

This artist’s book accompanies Tony Cokes’s SM BNGRZ series, that takes as its starting point Rainald Goetz’s book Rave to analyze club culture as the celebration of life and political resistance. The layout of the book uses the same, distinctive aesthetics as Cokes’s video work — translating it in print so that each copy is unique, with a distinctive color pattern. The book also provides the tracklist of the project.

rave (verb)

1. talk wildly or incoherently, as if one were delirious or insane
2. speak or write about someone or something with great enthusiasm or admiration
3. (informally) attend or take part in a rave (party).

Meet diverse ravers. Consume drugs & drinks. Listen to music & dance.

SM BNGRZ. [New Order Edit] was published in relation to Tony Cokes’s solo show, SM BNGRZ, at Felix Gaudlitz, Vienna, in 2021–22.

$60 | To purchase, please email [email protected]


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