In the wake of their latest operation, which shook up the advertising landscape for the federal parliamentary elections, the Center for Political Beauty is taking a moment to look back. Or as their chief negotiator Philipp Ruch says, »The power of art lies in its ability to bring its opponents to despair!« Their operations are immediately followed by reactions hot on their heels. Are the reactions part of the operation in the first place? After 12 years and 21 operations, their 900-page book, Reaktion, is arriving just in time for autumn. An evening with music by Ausklang.