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V2_ publishes books about art, new media and media theory. V2_Publishing’s books connect practice and theory and link disciplines such as sociology, architecture, media theory, biology and technological innovation. V2_’s books are frequently used in universities, colleges, polytechnics and art academies.

Een stuk van mij gaat een paar keer

Een stuk van mij gaat een paar keer

Een ‘snelcursus’ kunst en documentatie door Arjen Mulder.

Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed

Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed

'Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed' is a collected effort to establish the significance of the so-called non-pecuniary value of art and society. In the broadest sense of these terms: what is art about and after?

Iedereen een kunstenaar

Iedereen een kunstenaar

Een boek van Ruben Jacobs over authenticiteit, kunstenaarschap en de creatieve industrie.

On the Threshold of Beauty

On the Threshold of Beauty

In this lavishly illustrated book Kees Tazelaar meticulously reconstructs the birth and evolution of electronic music in the Netherlands from 1925 till 1965. It is the compelling story of the development of electronic music at the Philips research ...

Vital Beauty

Vital Beauty

"Vital Beauty: Reclaiming Aesthetics in the Tangle of Technology and Nature" focuses on the question of how the age-old notion of beauty can have a meaning fit for the 21st century.

The Vibrancy Effect

The Vibrancy Effect

(e-Book) What are the ethical, aesthetic and political stakes in understanding a world view in which humans are no longer at the centre?

aRt&D

aRt&D

"aRt&D: Research and Development in Art" provides a unique insight in the art practice where artists write about their personal experiences, and also develops a theoretical framework for their projects.

Book for the Electronic Arts

Book for the Electronic Arts

"Book for the Electronic Arts" describes 25 years of developing electronic art, necessitating a continuous reevaluation of the classic concepts of art.

Book for the Unstable Media

Book for the Unstable Media

In "Book for the Unstable Media" artists and scientists involved in media art ask themselves the question of how to deal with the hegemony of technology in art and society.

Information Is Alive

Information Is Alive

Collection of essays from all kinds of disciplines that study archives in a paleontological, cultural, political, sociological, historical, neurological or artistic context.

Interact or Die!

Interact or Die!

"Interact or Die!" contains a series of interviews with leading biologists in the field of evolutionary developmental biology (“evo-devo”), with architects and art historians in the field of bioconstructivism.

Interfacing Realities

Interfacing Realities

"Interfacing Realities" in the form of a hypertext on paper covers the mid-1990s questions about the Internet’s ontological status.

Machine Times

Machine Times

"Machine Times" is a collection of essays, interviews and art projects that explores the relationship between time and technology in the context of art, science and philosophy.

Making Art of Databases

Making Art of Databases

"Making Art of Databases" is a series of essays on experiments deploying databases in interactive, dynamic artworks.

My First Recession

My First Recession

Geert Lovink maps the transition of critical Internet culture from the mid-1990s craze to the dot-com crash, the subsequent meltdown of the global financial markets, and 9/11.

Feelings Are Always Local

Feelings Are Always Local

"Feelings Are Always Local" analyzes the ways in which networks organize, expand and rearrange themselves from the inside out.

Over mediatheorie

Over mediatheorie

Arjen Mulder maakt de mediatheorie inzichtelijk door alle belangrijke begrippen van de mediatheorie te bespreken op grond van concrete voorbeelden en ervaringen.

TechnoMorphica

TechnoMorphica

Collection of essays on the merging of the biological with the technological.

The Architecture of Continuity

The Architecture of Continuity

Lars Spuybroek's first fully theoretical account of his innovative work.

The Art of the Accident

The Art of the Accident

Collection of essays stating that the concept of “accident” contains not just the idea that each machine carries its particular form of disaster but also the suggestion that the old distinction between timeless form and time-dependent processes ...

TransUrbanism

TransUrbanism

"TransUrbanism" is a collection of essays and interviews about urbanism in a time of global transformation of the city itself.

Understanding Media Theory

Understanding Media Theory

Arjen Mulder makes media theory understandable by discussing all the concepts, approaches and areas of interest through concrete examples and experiences.

Dick Raaymakers: A Monograph

Dick Raaymakers: A Monograph

Monograph on the pioneer of electronic music Dick Raaymakers.

Dick Raaijmakers Monografie, speciale editie

Dick Raaijmakers Monografie, speciale editie

Monografie over het werk van de pionier van de Nederlandse elektronische kunst.

Dick Raaijmakers monografie

Dick Raaijmakers monografie

Monografie over het werk van de pionier van de Nederlandse elektronische kunst.

The Politics of the Impure

The Politics of the Impure

The Politics of The Impure is an explicit attempt to create a new creation myth – one of a wilderness that is not pure but technological.

Real Projects for Real People Volume 1

Real Projects for Real People Volume 1

Real Projects for Real People Volume 1 is a reflection on the work of The Patching Zone.

From Image to Interaction

From Image to Interaction

In "From Image to Interaction," Arjen Mulder traces evolutionary lines in the fine art of the past five hundred years that have led directly to the interactive art of today.

Van beeld naar interactie

Van beeld naar interactie

In "Van beeld naar interactie" volgt Arjen Mulder ontwikkelingslijnen uit de beeldende kunsten van de afgelopen vijfhonderd jaar die rechtstreeks naar de interactieve kunst van dit moment voeren.

The Sympathy of Things

The Sympathy of Things

"The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design," is a publication by Lars Spuybroek.

New Aesthetic, New Anxieties

New Aesthetic, New Anxieties

New Aesthetic New Anxieties is the result of a five day Book Sprint organized by Michelle Kasprzak and led by Adam Hyde at V2_ from June 17–21, 2012. (Free Download)

The Vibrancy Effect

The Vibrancy Effect

(e-Book) What are the ethical, aesthetic and political stakes in understanding a world view in ...

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Real Projects for Real People Volume 1

Real Projects for Real People Volume 1

Real Projects for Real People Volume 1 is a reflection on the work of The Patching Zone.

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€ 14.95

Making Art of Databases

Making Art of Databases

"Making Art of Databases" is a series of essays on experiments deploying databases in interactive, ...

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Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed

Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed

'Giving and Taking, Antidotes to a Culture of Greed' is a collected effort to establish the ...

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The Politics of the Impure

The Politics of the Impure

The Politics of The Impure is an explicit attempt to create a new creation myth – one of a ...

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TechnoMorphica

TechnoMorphica

Collection of essays on the merging of the biological with the technological.

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Van beeld naar interactie

Van beeld naar interactie

In "Van beeld naar interactie" volgt Arjen Mulder ontwikkelingslijnen uit de beeldende kunsten van ...

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The Sympathy of Things

The Sympathy of Things

"The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design," is a publication by Lars Spuybroek.

From Image to Interaction

From Image to Interaction

In "From Image to Interaction," Arjen Mulder traces evolutionary lines in the fine art of the past ...

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On the Threshold of Beauty

On the Threshold of Beauty

In this lavishly illustrated book Kees Tazelaar meticulously reconstructs the birth and evolution ...

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Dick Raaijmakers Monografie, speciale editie

Dick Raaijmakers Monografie, speciale editie

Monografie over het werk van de pionier van de Nederlandse elektronische kunst.

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Dick Raaijmakers monografie

Dick Raaijmakers monografie

Monografie over het werk van de pionier van de Nederlandse elektronische kunst.

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The Era of Objects (Blowup Reader 3)

The Era of Objects (Blowup Reader 3)

'The Era of Objects' is the third in a series of Blowup readers. It collects several essays ...

Every Artist, a Journalist (Blowup Reader 2)

Every Artist, a Journalist (Blowup Reader 2)

Every Artist, a Journalist is the second Blowup Reader. It collects texts on the subject of art as ...

V2_ Lab Show booklet

V2_ Lab Show booklet

A small book for the V2_Lab Show of 2013, celebrating works produced in collaboration with V2_Lab. ...

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Innovation in Extreme Scenarios (ebook)

Innovation in Extreme Scenarios (ebook)

The ebook 'Innovation in Extreme Scenarios' is the result of a week-long booksprint which took place in Aalborg at the end of November 2013.

The Iron Ring

The Iron Ring

V2_ presents an e-book about the art project 'The Iron Ring' by Cecilia Jonsson. With an extensive visual essay reporting on the seven chronological steps that were required to create an iron ring out of 24kg of grass harvested from the acidic river ...

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