Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists, 1995

Robin Kahn, editor
New York, NY: Creative Time + SOS International, 1995
Part of Creative Time Citywide public art program.(Distributed by DAP)
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Synopsis: This book was published to commemorate the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995. All submissions from women around the world are contained unedited in Time Capsule. Edited by Robin Kahn with introductory essays by Kathy Acker and Avital Ronell. (Printed Matter)

An open anthology of visual art and texts by more than 500 artists, writers, performers from around the world. “Compiled on the occasion of the Third International Women’s Conference in Beijing, editor Robin Kahn invited women artists to contribute messages expressing their critical and creative concerns at the end of the Millennium. With parallel introductions by Kathy Acker and Avital Ronell.” –DAP catalog

Creative Time website: Citywide:
Published to commemorate the United Nations’ 4th World Conference on Women in Beijng, China, Creative Time and SOS International published Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists. The seven hundred page anthology contains visual and textual essays by more than five hundred women artists from countries all over the world, including Kenya, the Czech Republic, Russia, Cuba, and more. Prominent artists represented in this volume include April Gornik, the Guerilla Girls, Lynda Benglis, Vivienne Koorland, Svetlana Kopystiansky, Joan Jonas, Alison Knowles, Barbara Kruger, Carolee Schneemann, Rosemarie Castoro, Yayoi Kusama, and May Stevens.

Pages: 686 p.
Edition size: 3000
ISBN: 1881616339

Sample Pages:

Time Capsule Event; an exchange of multiples between contributors held at Paula Cooper Gallery, NYC:

                            Mary Beth Edelson

Dina Weiss

                                                                                                        An Exchange

Wooster Street outside Paula Cooper Gallery

                                                                                                        Robin Kahn with contributors

Lisa Deanne Smith and admirer

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