Ketty La Rocca: You – works and writings 1964-1976

Ketty La Rocca: You – works and writings 1964-1976
Author: Angelika Stepken (Ed.)
Publisher: Revolver Publishing
Language: English
Pages: 224
Size: 23 x 30 cm
Weight: 1.3000 kg
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783957633705
Price: €38.00
Product Description

Texts by: Emi Fontana, Pier Luigi Tazzi, Angelika Stepken and Ketty La Rocca.

This book is the first international monograph on Ketty La Rocca's works and writings.

Initially, inspired by the experimental visual poetry of the mid-sixties, Ketty La Rocca critically investigated questions of communication in the age of mass media. She soon began addressing herself in her work as both an artist and a woman in a desire to find "another" language to express difference and the non-identical. She worked with collage, photography, video, text, drawing, and performance to develop a language of gestures and appropriated imagery of disempowerment. But her work was only granted the short time span of a decade's production, during which she underwent a rapid artistic development with enormous energy and intelligence.