Item description for Aglaia Konrad: Elasticity by Antonio Guzman, Eran Schaerf, Daniel Kurjakovic & Aglaia Konrad...
After photographing metropolises such as Tokyo, So Paolo, Cairo, Paris, and Mexico City, Aglaia Konrad manipulates these images by mirroring, enlarging, collaging, and copying them. In her two- and three-dimensional installations she not only plays with the phenomena and the representation of the city but also toys with questions concerning ambiguity, identity, and perception. An ambitious and substantial tome, Elasticity offers insight into the characteristics and images of the metropolis. In Konrad's highly individual image manipulations, a fascinating topography of urban fabrics, facades, infrastructure, architectural forms, and surfaces is revealed. This 248-page visual essay presents her personal photographic archive "installed" in book form in a unique sequence and rhythm. Elasticity also offers a reflection on Konrad's work through
Essays by critic and curator Daniel Kurjakovic, artist Eran Schaerf, and Antonio Guzman, director of art space L'Aquarium in Valenciennes. Published in conjunction with L'Aquarium, Valcenciennes and Argos, Brussels.
Essays by Daniel Kurjakovic, Antonio Guzman and Eran Schaerf.
Paperback, 7.75 x 10.75 in. 248 pages, 32 color, 700 b/w illustrations
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Studio: NAi Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.8" Width: 7.88" Height: 0.8" Weight: 2.05 lbs.
Release Date Mar 2, 2003
Publisher NAi Publishers
ISBN 9056622730 ISBN13 9789056622732
Availability 0 units.
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