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Petra Cortright and Lucy Lippard at the New York Art Book Fair 2012

Corinna Kirsch at ArtFCity talks about Badlands author Petra Cortright reading at the NYABF2012. She writes," As Cortright read aloud from her iPad, she showed audiences the layout of her book. Each page showed a desktop with multiple open windows, a common motif in the artist’s work. She read from each of these windows, including the file extensions like “dot text” and sometimes, she manipulated her voice to sound robotic. This gave the book a little more life, an added layer to the book’s on-screen layout which is downright chaotic, juxtaposing text with the same space as Lara Croft-in-paradise desktop imagery (Cortright’s description)." Read the rest at ArtFCity.