Katalog / Desire in Representation

Katalog / Desire in Representation
Author: Peggy Buth
Publisher: Spector Books
Language: English / German
Pages: 240
Size: 30 x 21 cm
Weight: 1.1800 kg
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9783940064097
Price: €36.00
Product Description

In the series "Desire in Representation" the artist Peggy Buth examines colonialist constructions of meaning and identity. Photographed and researched on the Musée royal d'Afrique Centrale in Tervuren, near Brussels. Developed in cooperation with the book designer and typographer Till Gathmann in 2008, the two-volume artist's book, "Desire in Representation. Travelling through the Museum Royale (Part 1) / O My Kalulu! (Part (2)". In the exhibition at the Württembergischen Kunstverein Peggy Buth translated this book work in a multi-media installation. Following the exhibition was the book "Katalog", the spatial situations of the issue and shown there.

Awarded in »Die schönsten deutschen Bücher 2010« der Stiftung Buchkunst