Another Earth Catalog – out of print

Fabian Reimann

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  • Spector Books
  • 2014
  • ISBN 9783940064646
  • 192 pages, with 171 illustrations
  • Paperback
  • 15.3 × 10.2 × 1 cm

Fabian Reimann uses the »Whole Earth Catalog«, first published in 1968 as a concise reference of tools for the improvement of the world and the self, as the starting point for the final issue of his own, visual-essay style Egozine »freeman’s journal«, now in its tenth year. His »Another Earth Catalog«, only interrupted once by a personal essay, consists of a continuous stream of images: reproductions of the Utopian visions of the late 1960s—including not only material published in the »Whole Earth Catalog«, but also of other visionary projects from the Cold War period and the dawn of Postmodernism. Fabian Reimann loosely maintains the five categories of the »Catalog« (Understanding Whole Systems, Shelter and Land Use, Industry and Craft, Communications, Community, Nomadics and Learning) and connects the visions of the late 1960s with current images that show developments which can be traced back to the fantasies of these earlier times.