Divine Drudgery

James Richards and Leslie Thornton


Publisher: Lenz Press

Year: 2021

Language: English


Divine Drudgery is an artist book with collages and artworks by James Richards and Leslie Thornton, and contributions by artists, writers and poets centred around liminality and the aesthetics and politics of the invisible. These dialogues and strands are anchored in and loop back to three exhibitions developed by the editors: Speed (Künstlerhaus Stuttgart), Speed II (Malmö Konsthall), and The Holding Environment (Bonner Kunstverein), and radiate outwards. Edited by Fatima Hellberg, James Richards, and Leslie Thornton. With work and contributions by Horst Ademeit, Rae Armantrout, Tolia Astakhishvili, Ed Atkins, Kirsty Bell, Adelhyd van Bender, Bruce Conner, Fatima Hellberg, Mason Leaver-Yap, Veit Loers, Terence McCormack, James Richards, Jens Thornton, Leslie Thornton, and Thomas Zummer. Copublished with Bonner Kunstverein, Malmö Konsthall and Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. Designed by Karl Kolbitz and Nicoletta Dalfino Spinelli