Me, Family. Portrait of a Young Planet
is an expansive project presenting works by thirty-seven artists from China, Korea, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the United States. Drawing inspiration from the iconic 1955 exhibition The Family of Man,
curated by Edward Steichen
, it attempts to sketch an updated portrait of our place within the rapidly evolving technological reality of twenty-first century globalised society.
Edited by Francesco Bonami, this book brings together newly commissioned essays by Omar Kholeif, Natalia Kucirkova, Emanuela Mazzonis, Anke Reitz, and Ali Smith, together with texts by Roland Barthes, Carl Sandburg and Edward Steichen.
Artists: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Doug Aitken, Sophia Al Maria, Yuri Ancarani, Lara Baladi, Darren Bader, Cao Fei, Clément Cogitore, István Csákány, Christian Falsnaes, Harun Farocki, Simon Fujiwara, Rainer Ganahl, Ga Ram Kim, Theaster Gates, Jack Goldstein, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Hirschhorn, Hassan Khan, Olia Lialina, Cristina Lucas, Karolina Markiewicz & Pascal Piron, Eva & Franco Mattes, Shirin Neshat, Li Ming, Philippe Parreno, Mario Pfeifer, Wong Ping, Jon Rafman, Cheng Ran, Cindy Sherman, Marianna Simnett, Rudolf Stingel, Thomas Struth, Wolfgang Tillmans, Jordan Wolfson, Akraam Zaatari.
Release Date: 2020
Dimensions: 30 x 23 cm
Authors: Francesco Bonami, Omar Kholeif, Natalia Kucirkova, Emanuela Mazzonis, Anke Reitz, Ali Smith