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Dolmen: A Short History 2000-2005

(Dolmen Associates, ISBN 978-3-033-00878-6) (Switzerland) (book + 2 CDs)

The book and 2 CDs document Dolmen's series of contemporary art and sound events held in Switzerland between 2000 and 2005. The book is filled with color photos, and also includes texts and illustrations.

Book (hardcover, 429 pages, 27 x 22 cm)

Lötschenberg Tunnel, 2005
Rue Chausse-Coq 16, Geneva, 2004
Former State Penitentiary, Sion, 2003
Nature Reserve, Derborence, 2002
Geneva Centre of Contemporary Art, 2001
Jesuit Church, Sion, 2001
Grande Dixence Dam, 2000

Editors: Frédérick Quennoz, Daniela Grüniger, Steve Donzé, Patrick Donzé
Visual artwork by Daniela Grüninger
Text contributions by Paolo Colombo, Charlotte Hug, Richard Jean, Tomas Korber, Günter Müller, Toshimaru Nakamura, Urs Leimgruber, and Keith Rowe (in English, French, or German)

2 CDs

Audio CD 1

  1. Grande-Dixence Dam (16:15)
    By Andy Guhl, Charlotte Hug, Margrit Rieben, Norbert Möslang, Günter Müller, Yannick Barman, Antoine Chessex, Yves Cerf, Richard Jean, and Frédérick Quennoz
    Recorded in the Grande Dixence Dam, 2000

  2. Geneva Centre of Contemporary Art (8:58)
    By Günter Müller, Andy Guhl, Jason Kahn, eRikm, Norbert Möslang, and Frédérick Quennoz
    Recorded at the Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, 2001

  3. Jesuit Church (14:36)
    By Andres Bosshard, Andy Guhl, Günter Müller, Richard Jean, Norbert Möslang, Frédérick Quennoz, Margrit Rieben, David Scrufari, Charlotte Hug, and Hans Koch
    Recorded at the Jesuit Church, Sion, 2001

  4. Former State Penitentiary (25:27)
    By eRikm, Andy Guhl, Charlotte Hug, Richard Jean, Tomas Korber, Sachiko M, Günter Müller, Toshimaru Nakamura, Frédérick Quennoz, Yan Castelli, Patrick Donzé, and Otomo Yoshihide
    Recorded at the former state penitentiary, Valère, Sion, 2003

Audio CD 2

  1. Lötschberg Tunnel (32:35)
    By eRikm, Charlotte Hug, Richard Jean, Hans Koch, Tomas Korber, Sachiko M, Lionel Marchetti, Norbert Möslang, Günter Müller, Toshimaru Nakamura, and Keith Rowe
    Recorded in the Lötschberg Tunnel, bored through the Alps of Switzerland, 2005

  2. Rue Chausse-Coq 16 (27:11)
    By Keith Rowe, Richard Jean, Tomas Korber, Günter Müller, Frédérick Quennoz, and Patrick Donzé
    Recorded at the Chausse-Coq artists' studio, Geneva, 2004

  3. Nature Reserve Derborence (14:33)
    By Said Atabekov, eRikm, David Gattiker, Charlotte Hug, Richard Jean, Chantal Laplante, Günter Müller, Moldacul Narymbetov, Frédérick Quennoz, Saadet Türköz, and Tomas Korber
    Recorded in the nature reserve in Derborence, 2002

CDs edited by Frédérick Quennoz
Cut and mixed by David Scrufari

Released in September 2008