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documenta 8

12 June – 20 September 1987
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Karlsaue, Kassel City , Kulturfabrik Salzmann, Renthof, Diskothek New York, Karlskirche

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Exhibition poster documenta 8

Supporting Institution
documenta and Museum Fridericianum Veranstaltungs- GmbH

 

Managing Director
Klaus Angermann, Frank Petri (authorized offizer)

 

Artistic Director
Manfred Schneckenburger

 

Artistic Board
Vittorio Fagon, Edward F. Fry, Wulf Herzogenrath, Lothar Romain, Armin Zweite

 

Assistants to the Artistic Director
Jürgen Schweinebraden Freiherr von Wichmann-Eichhorn, Wenzel Jacob

 

Working Groups
Heinrich Klotz, Vladimir Lalo Nicolic (Ideal Museum); Michael Erlhoff (Design); Elisabeth Jappe (Performance); Wolfgang Preikschat (Videotheque), Klaus Schöning (Audiotheque)

 

Graphic Design
Karl-Oskar Blase

 

Exhibition Architecture
Vladimir Lalo Nikolic

 

Press Officer
Monika Junker-John

 

Tour Service
Michael Grauer

 

LA FETE Permanente - The documenta 8-Performance-club 
Jürgen O. Olbrich

 

Technical Director
Frank Barth

 

Secretariat
Katrin Brauer, Angela Fitsch, Marie-Luise Moj, Susanne Müller, Hiltraut Tausch, Justine Uffelmann, Sigrid Zintl

 

Exhibit Pieces
520

 

Artists 
317

 

Visitors
486,811

 

Budget
8,960,963 DM

Catalogue
Vol. 1: Essays
Vol. 2: Catalogue
Vol. 3: Artists Book
Günther Menke: Exhibition Guide
documenta press. 7 printings.
Weber & Weidemeyer GmbH & Co KG Kassel
3 Catalogue volumes: 90 DM

 

Catalogue Editors
Monika Goedl, Ursula Frohne, Wanda Lemanczyk

© documenta archiv / Dieter Schwerdtle

Dieter Schwerdtle: Manfred Schneckenburger, artistic director of the documenta 8, Inventory Number: docA, MS, d7, 10041256