Lack #9 – «On Seeds and Knowledge» is published to accompany Alexandra Meyer’s exhibition A Discrétion, which runs from August 20 to September 16, 2017 at Lucerne’s sic! Elephanthouse. The magazine gathers contributions from academics, artists and activists on the issue of crops and food production in a globalized world, including Silva Lieberherr, Futurefarmers, Julia Mensch and Aurelio Kopainig; it is designed by Anna Haas.
Size: 315 x 470 mm
Release date: September 7, 2017
Lacquer is a type of varnish, a hard, shiny surface that is both adornment and protection. The German word, lack, is a homograph to the English lack—such as a lack of knowledge, or a lack of information. Lack, the printed experiment of sic! Raum für Kunst, aims to question, to knock harder, to do more than scratch the surface in a search for splinters, fissures and irregularities. Lack appears one to two times a year. A different graphic designer is invited to design each issue.