Cosey Complex book to be published next year discusses Cosey as verb

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Cosey Complex, a book discussing ideas from last year's ICA one day event of the same name, will be published next year. The book is edited and introduced by the event co-organiser Maria Fusco, and looks at the concept of Cosey as "methodology in and of itself", with the intention of turning Cosey from a noun into a verb. The concept for the event and book began as a conversation between Fusco and Cosey, which led to Fusco publishing an interview with Cosey in her journal The Happy Hypocrite in 2008.

Cosey Complex includes contributions from Cosey Fanni Tutti and Maria Fusco, plus writer and paediatrician Martin Bax, Artists Space curator Richard Birkett, artist Gerard Byrne, writer and curator Daniela Cascella, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, TV writer and producer Graham Duff, Chris Kraus, Clunie Reid, and others, many of whom also participated in the original March 2010 event.

Cosey Complex is currently slated for publication around February next year, and Fusco says she intends to hold a launch event around the same time, although there are no solid plans announced yet. More info (including a reader) here.

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