Max Leiß




Max Leiß
Ausgabe#


Ausgabe# has been released since June 2011 as a 'personal publication' by the artist Max Leiß. In most instances unique pieces, 31 issues of Ausgabe# have appeared in irregular intervals. Most of them employ the folders of the Meisterwerke der Kunst series, which the artist commandeers through collage and cut-outs in order then to collect diverse materials such as prints, photographs, copies, text fragments or even contributions from other artists inside. All the elements used form a sculptural inventory and vocabulary which future Ausgabe# editions can avail of, which can be used again. Thus Ausgabe# becomes an artistic field for experimentation where Leiß can bring his ideas and thoughts together physically and visually in order to create new connections in the interplay of fragments. What is manifested to the viewer in the process may at first appear like a rather chaotic portfolio of pages. But allow it time, and a space opens up in which it is possible to get to know the artist's references and sources and to dive into a game of associations. Ausgabe# should thus be literally understood as a Gabe - a gift - from the artist to his viewers, inviting their willingness to create their own narratives and thought and thus a truly 'personal publication'.

Details:
Ausgabe#8: 36 × 25 cm, 2012
Ausgabe#9: 36 × 25 cm, 2012
Ausgabe#10: 36 × 25 cm, 2012
Ausgabe#11: 36 × 25 cm, 2012
Ausgabe#12: 36 × 25 cm, 2012
Ausgabe#13: with a contribution by Jessica Twitchell, 36 × 25 cm, 2012
Ausgabe#14: with a contribution by Felix Oehmann, 36 × 25 cm, 2013
Ausgabe#15: with a contribution by Béla Pablo Janssen, 36 × 25 cm, 2013
Ausgabe#16: with contributions by Jörg Gelbke & Assen Janev, 36 × 25 cm, 2013
Ausgabe#17: with a contribution by Christian Rothmaler, 36 × 25 cm, 2013
Ausgabe#18: with contributions by Johannes Wald & All-Over, 36 × 25 cm, 2013
Ausgabe#19: with contributions Felix Oehmann, Marten Georg Schmid and Jessica Twitchell, 19 copies, 36 × 25 cm, 2014
Ausgabe#20: with contributions by Balz Isler & Sarah Schlenker, 36 × 25 cm, 2014
Ausgabe#21: published with I Never Read, 28 pp, 21,5 × 15 cm, 2014
Ausgabe#22: various sheets and objects in cardboard box, 37 × 27 × 4 cm, 2014, Ausgabe#23: with an contribution by Yann Vanderme, 18 × 22cm, , 2015 Ausgabe#24: Paris pratique, photographs in cardboard box, 7.5 × 5.5 × 2.5 cm, 1 + 1 AP, 2015 Ausgabe#25: On Memory, with contributions by Carolina Perez Pallares & Thomas Geiger, 36 × 25 cm, 2015
Ausgabe#26: Palmyra, german, 300 copies, 4 pp, 58 × 76 cm € 4  
Ausgabe#27: double-crossed displayswith a contribution by Anja Braun, Fabian Anselm Orasch and a text by Isabella Gerstner, 36 × 25 cm, 2015
Ausgabe#28: Ausgabe# on Ausgabe#, offset print, english, 600 copies (of which 400 in the catalogue Zeichensatz), 16 pp, 22.15 × 16 cm, € 5  
Ausgabe#29: Formen, with a contribution by Sarah Schlenker, 36 × 25 cm, 2017
Ausgabe#30: with contributions by David Berweger & Jörg Gelbke, 36 × 25 cm, 2017
Ausgabe#31: København, workbook in cardboard cover, 1+1 AP, 1.7 × 15.3 × 2.4 cm, originally produced for the Chair of G. Vogt, Institute for Landscape Architecture, ETH Zürich, supplemented with a photo-essay from Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Ausgabe#32: Marseille, fold-up map in cardboard cover, 1+1 AP, 19.3 × 15.5 cm, 2018
Ausgabe#33: with a contribution by Oana Paula Vainer, 36 × 25 cm, 2018
Ausgabe#34: A Chair For The Landscape, workbook, 1+1 AP, 20.5 × 14.5cm, 2018

Various dimensions, edition: each a one-off (except #20, 21 & 26), since 2011
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