Publications

My new monograph just came out on 29 Aug-5 Sept with a launch at Alberta Pane Gallery, Venezia which included a display of my work throughout the gallery. The book Quadrant Field covers 16 past projects and divides them into four groups: internal, sensory, social and environmental as a nested cosmology. This book is a roadmap to how to respond to and find our way through these times that are challenging in so many ways. Wonderful texts written by Stefanie Hessler, Davide Daninos. Edited by Zach McLane. Art direction and design by Multiplo. Published by Galerie.

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Memoirs of a Hypnotist: 100 Days When Marcos Lutyens arrived in Kassel in the summer of 2012, he didn´t know he would end up staying for the entire 100 days of documenta 13 to perform 340 hypnotic sessions with the audience. Unfolding in the Reflection Room in Kassel s Karlsaue Park, it was the most involved installment of the Hypnotic Show to date "an exhibition that exists only in the mind of the audience, according to Lutyens´s collaborator Raimundas Mala auskas.

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Neglect and the Kaleidoscopic Mind: Psychology and Mental Health in Contemporary Art By Marcos Lutyens and Leonardo Christov-Moore.

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C02morrow: Shedding Light on the Climate Change
a b s t r a c t: The CO2morrow art project seeks to join the forces of scientific and artistic enquiry to aid our understanding of the climate debate and how humans are affecting the atmosphere through pollution. The authors consider the combining of art with science an essential means to help science find a voice for its concerns and discoveries and for art to have more of an impact on our society and the world at large.

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Synesthetic perception is the rule, and we are unaware of it only because scientific knowledge shifts the centre of gravity of experience, so that we unlearn how to see, hear, and generally speaking, feel.
Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1962)

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Elemental Essence: Clairvoyance and Crowdsourcing.

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Professor Vilayanur Ramachandran interviewed by Marcos Lutyens

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DIFFICULTIES OF DREAMING WELL
For Bachelard, imagination is anything but a stable and static activity. Under the guise of pre-constituted schemata and the oppression of self-sustaining forms, imagination conceals its latent dynamism, awaiting a to be liberated and performed as a mode of existence which, more than anything else, links us to the intensity of freedom.

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On Wednesday 20th February, I was very excited to host the third event of the Cognitive Sensations programme at FACT. Joined by a panel consisting of a neuroscientist, artist, designer and curator, our combined efforts told a story exploring artistic practice in the digital age.

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Publications

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Quadrant Field book

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Memoirs of a Hypnotist

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Neglect and the
Kaleidoscopic Mind

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Synesthetic perception
is the rule

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Elemental Essence

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Difficulties of Dreaming Well
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Cognitive Sensations
programme at FACT