Nina Pops Exhibition in Leverkusen: Cassata!

Zarko just sent the catalogue for the show, featuring our discussion with Nina over good Greek food. Click on the pages for larger images.

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About Scott Abbott

I received my Ph.D. in German Literature from Princeton University in 1979. Then I taught at Vanderbilt University, BYU, and Utah Valley State College. At Utah Valley University, I directed the Program in Integrated Studies for its initial 13 years and was also Chair of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy for three years. My publications include a book on Freemasonry and the German Novel, two co-authored books with Zarko Radakovic (REPETITIONS and VAMPIRES & A REASONABLE DICTIONARY, published in Serbo-Croatian in Belgrade and in English with Punctum Books), a book with Sam Rushforth (WILD RIDES AND WILDFLOWERS, Torrey House Press), a "fraternal meditation" called IMMORTAL FOR QUITE SOME TIME (University of Utah Press), and translations of three books by Austrian author Peter Handke, of an exhibition catalogue called "The German Army and Genocide," and, with Dan Fairbanks, of Gregor Mendel's important paper on hybridity in peas. More famously, my children are in the process of creating good lives for themselves: as a model and dance/yoga studio manager, as a teacher of Chinese language, as an ecologist and science writer, as a jazz musician, as a parole officer, as a contractor, as a seasonal worker (Alaska and Park City, Utah), and as parents. I share my life with UVU historian Lyn Bennett, with whom I have written a cultural history of barbed wire -- THE PERFECT FENCE (Texas A&M University Press). Some publications at http://works.bepress.com/scott_abbott/
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3 Responses to Nina Pops Exhibition in Leverkusen: Cassata!

  1. flowerville says:

    schoen. sowas koennte ich den ganzen tag lesen. alle kunstbuecher sollten solche gespraeche beinhalten. gute frage, ob es eine sprache im voraus gibt. eigentlich ist es so oft dasselbe und dann doch wieder anders, immer wieder versuche, entwicklungen, obsessionen. kein werkbegriff, sondern einfach machen und alles muss immer wieder neu errungen werden. ich glaub auch nicht, dass es anders ist als in der literatur.
    (quite a lot of bookexcitement these days)

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  2. flowerville says:

    die dauer, ihr habt das wirklich gut gemacht. das ist das wichtigste, solche buecher und solche projekte, egal, wie lange es dauert. das, was ihr macht, ueberdauert dann auch.

    das buch mit dem foto, ich habe schon eine kopie zum angucken, aber es erscheint erst am 11. dezember. http://www.zero-books.net/books/this-space-writing

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