OUT OF RUBBLE reacts to the wake of war — its realities and its representations. 

OUT OF RUBBLE is a book (Charta in 2011), edited by Susanne Slavick with an essay by Holly Edwards.
To order a copy for $15 plus shipping, contact the author at slavick@andrew.cmu.edu.

OUT OF RUBBLE, the exhibit, premiered at SPACE in Pittsburgh in 2012 and travelled through 2015 to the following venues: 

Bowling Green State University Galleries, OH September 12 - October 3, 2012

The Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery, Kutztown University, PA, October 18 - November 18, 2012

String Room Gallery, Wells College, Aurora NY, March 20 - April 26, 2013

Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne, CA, September 2 - November, 2013

Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, PA January 23 - March 8, 2014

Jack Olson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb IL, September 2 - October 16, 2014

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland Baltimore County, April 2 - May 16, 2015

The rubble that each war leaves behind shapes today and tomorrow — physically, psychologically and spiritually. OUT OF RUBBLE presents works by international artists and architects who consider its causes and consequences, its finality and future, moving from decimation and disintegration to the possibilities of regeneration and recovery. 

Artists whose work is included in the book: Lida Abdul, Adel Abidin, Diana Al-Hadid, Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Taysir Batniji, Wafaa Bilal, Xu Bing, Liu Bolin, Enrique Castrejon, Lenka Clayton, Helen de Main, Decolonizing Architecture, Jane Dixon, Christoph Draeger, Monica Haller, IDEA sarl, Andrew Ellis Johnson, Jennifer Karady, Mary Kelly, Osman Khan, Anselm Kiefer, Barry Le Va, MadeIn Company, Curtis Mann, Samina Mansuri, Raquel Maulwurf, Julie Mehretu, Simon Norfolk, Cornelia Parker, Walid Raad, Armita Raafat, Rocío Rodríguez, Thomas Ruff, elin o’Hara Slavick, Susanne Slavick, Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz, Pamela Wilson-Ryckman, Tomoko Yoneda

Artists with work in the exhibit included: Taysir Batniji, Wafaa Bilal, Enrique Castrejon, Lenka Clayton, Decolonizing Architecture with Sara Pellegrini, Jane Dixon, Heide Fasnacht, Hirokazu Fukawa, Monica Haller, Andrew Ellis Johnson, Jennifer Karady, Osman Khan, Samina Mansuri, Simon Norfolk, Rocio Rodriguez, elin o’Hara slavick, Susanne Slavick, and Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz.

 OUT OF RUBBLE on FACEBOOK includes news of the exhibit as well as news and images of other curators, artists and exhibits with work addressing the aftermath of war.