Elian Somers — One and Another State of Yellow & Border Theories

Combined: 60 euro (instead of 85 euro)

One and Another State of Yellow: 24×33,5 cm / 40 pages (Hardcover + leporello + poster + booklet + card + c-print) / colour + 2 PMS / isbn 978-94-90119-50-8 / texts by Elian Somers, Francien van Westrenen / Design Hans Gremmen / edition of 300 signed and numbered copies
Border Theories: 24 x 34 cm / 136 p / fc / hardcover / English / Texts: Elian Somers, Kerstin Winking, Hester van Gent / Design: Hans Gremmen / 978-94-90119-19-5

‘One and Another State of Yellow’ (2013–2017) by Elian Somers studies the interplay between urban planning, ideologies and psychological warfare around two landscapes of ‘war’ in the United States of America: El Paso on the United States-Mexico border and Washington DC, its capital city. More about ‘One and Another State of Yellow’
‘Border Theories’ investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and historyin three Russian cities. In the 20th century Birobidzhan, Kaliningrad and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk were designed, built and redeveloped under the Soviet regime, with the utopian vision of a socialist city as the guiding principle. More about ‘Border Theories’