Roman Ermakov's live sculpture
For its 59th edition, called “Fairytale,” Visionaire magazine presented a mini-library of children's stories by contemporary artists and photographers in collaboration with writers. Each book features a special technique: glow-in-the-dark, scratch–n-sniff, holography, flocking, and foilstamping. Contributors included John Baldessari; Karen Kilimnik with story by Kirsten Dunst; James Franco & Carter; artist Douglas Gordon; sculptor Ugo Rondinone with musician/writer John Giorno; fashion designers Viktor & Rolf; Pierre Huyghe; painter Richard Phillips with “Gossip Girl” writer Cecily von Ziegesar; musician/singer Björk and Sjón with artist Gabríela Fridriksdóttir; and Inez van Lamsweede & Vinoodh Matadin with illustrator Jo Ratcliffe and tex. The edition was celebrated with a show at the Baibakov Art Projects in Moscow, Russia.