Aram Bartholl

Curating Vertical Videos
Posted by Gestalten—02/2013

With the proliferation of smartphones, just about everyone is walking around with a video camera in their pocket. The result is a whole mess of amateur videos on the net shot in the improper vertical format, much to the nuisance of image specialists. Thoughout moving image history the general format has been of horizontal proportion. Now the vertical video phenomenon is rapidly breaking with this tradition and causing a vibrant discussion both online and off. 

Aram Bartholl will bring these aberrations to the big screen for a hilarious, tongue-in-cheek curated showcasing of YouTube's finest vertical videos. Gestalten published the German media artist’s first monograph The Speed Book last year. 

Aram Bartholl

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Perceptive and entertaining investigations of digital culture.
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A Touch of Code

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Innovative designers are creating compelling atmospheres and interactive experiences by merging hardware and software with architecture and design.
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Urban Interventions

Personal Projects in Public Spaces
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
The first book to document the next quantum leap in artistic work now hitting public spaces.
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Art & Agenda

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Explores the current interrelationship between politics, art, and activism.
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Aram Bartholl

At Top Speed
Posted by Gestalten—04/2012

Aram Bartholl’s work explores the power structures, the social systems, the cultural innovations, the inner dynamics, the languages, and the products that are shaping our age.

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The Great Wide Open

New Outdoor and Landscape Photography
Posted by Angie—02/2015

“The new outdoor culture is a renewed sense of freedom and the spirit of adventure.”

Jeffrey Bowman reveals how he came about working on “The Outsiders” with Gestalten and his story behind the book
Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

Mzin

Leipzig — Zentrum West
Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

February Shop of the Month

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Karlo – A Superfamily by Sofie Beier

Read Our Full Interview with Font Designer Sofie Beier about Her Approach to Type Design and Inspiration for Karlo
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

Recent Book Releases

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The Great Wide Open featured in The Independent on Sunday's February 8 issue.

Barley & Hops recommended in the January 2 issue of Il venerdì di Repubblica.

Does This Happen to Everyone? reviewed in the Winter 2014 issue of The School Librarian journal.

3-page interview with Monocle editor Tyler Brûlé published in the magazine supplement to Belgian daily De Morgen.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured in the New York Post's October 2 issue. "Filled with detail-rich reporting, the hardcover features entrepreneurial ideas, case studies of successful businesses and Monocle's great design."

Out of the Blue featured in Deutsche Welle Euromaxx's interview with Ville Kokkonen, Design Director of Artek.

Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

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