It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. On the work of Johan Grimonprez

book, 352 pp., 20.6 x 14 cm

The Fruitmarket Gallery, Blaffer Art Museum, S.M.A.K. (Ghent) in association with ARTIST ROOMS (Tate, National Galleries of Scotland), Beeldende Kunst Strombeek/Mechelen, KASK Faculty of Fine Arts (University College of Ghent)

Laureate Best Designed Books 2012 (Plantin-Moretusprijs)

ISBN: 978-9-07567-937-3

Documenting the work of the critically acclaimed filmmaker, Johan Grimonprez, It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards is the most complete survey of the work of the Belgian artist. It assembles the most insightful dialogues and critiques of his major pieces, as well as for the very first time, fragments of the film scripts. Authors include Jodi Dean, Dany Nobus, Slavoj Žižek, Tom McCarthy, Chris Darke, Don DeLillo, Thomas Elsaesser, Alexander Provan, John Rumbiak, Catherine Bernard, Florence Montagnon and Simon Taylor.