Theatrum Orbis Terrarum – Journal

Artist Book


Published by the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California on the occasion of: Marjolijn Dijkman: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, MATRIX 234, September 28-November 26, 2010


‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’, an introduction by Elizabeth Thomas

‘Resource Guide to Performative Cartography’ by Dena Beard

‘Here Be Dragons: The Art of Place’, a conversation between Michael Dear and Marjolijn Dijkman

‘The Age of the World-Picture is a Fine Thirty-Two (at the time of writing), an essay by Dieter Roelstraete

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, image essay by Marjolijn Dijkman

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Theatrum Orbis Terrarum – Journal (pdf)
Design: Joris Kritis & Julie Peeters
Concept: Marjolijn Dijkman, Joris Kritis & Julie Peeters
Texts edited by: Elizabeth Thomas
Edition: 3500 copies, 20 pages
Distributed for free in the Bay Area
Printed in San Francisco
Special thanks to: Dena Beard, Michael Dear, Danielle Engelman, John Gillis, Joris Kritis, Julie Peeters, Megan Prelinger, Dieter Roelstraete, David Rumsey, Elizabeth Thomas, Maarten Vanden Eynde.