Mario Pfeifer: Online - artist talk and book launch

19. February 2021, 18:00
Artist Talk

Book presentation

If you end up with the story you started with, then you’re not listening along the way

Join artist talk and book launch here:

The event will start with an artist talk by Mario Pfeifer at 6pm. From 7pm the publication will be presented by the authors and designer: Georg Imdahl, Nomaduma Masilela and Markus Weisbeck . The conversation will be moderated by its editor, Gaëtane Verna, the director of The Power Plant, Toronto.

About the publication

This bilingual and internationally distributed publication by Mousse Publishing follows Pfeifer‘s first comprehensive solo exhibition in Canada / North America which took place from June 22 to September 2, 2019 at The Power Plant, Toronto. 

The exhibition was curated by Director Gaëtane Verna with the assistance of Nabila Abdel Nabi.  

If you end up with the story you started with, then you’re not listening along the way includes essays by Georg Imdahl on the artist's socio-political investigations and Nomaduma Rosa Masilela on Pfeifer's first live performance work. A conversation between Pfeifer and the multiple award winning filmmaking Canadian artist Stan Douglas weaves through the historical and contemporary issues of image production, music, pop culture and politics of the now. The film's script of Again – Noch einmal (2018) is published alongside an index of produced works and publications 2008 – 2020 to complete the publication as Pfeifer's most extensive monograph to date.

Mousse Publishing, 2021

English / German

256 pages Softcover, 23.5 × 28.6 cm

Edited by Gaëtane Verna

Design by Markus Weisbeck

Texts by Stan Douglas, Georg Imdahl, Nomaduma Rosa Masilela, Gaëtane Verna

ISBN 978-88-6749-440-8 

Regular Price: € 30 / $ 35 / $ 45 CAD

The publication is funded by Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Stiftung Kulturwerk

VG Bild-Kunst, and The Power Plant, with support from KOW.

Mario Pfeifer was the 2019 recipient of the Media Art Grant from the Foundation of Lower Saxony at the Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg. −

The exhibition is funded by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture, the NORD/LBKulturstiftung and the Rudolf Augstein Stiftung.