Item description for Berend Strik: Body Electric (Dutch Edition) by Berend Strik...
Known for his photographically-based embroidery, Berend Strik is a master weaver of harsh imagery and soft gossamer threads. From pornography, carnival clubs, and cloned sheep to same-sex marriage, newborn babies, and love, Strik sews it all together. In addition to embroidery, he makes use of a variety of media, including photogrpahy, stained glass, video, and architectonic installations. Strik's work consists of deviations, deformations, mutations; into a culture of generic sameness, he introduces genuine variations, deviations that resist immediate assimilation. Body Electric charts what at first glance may seem a bewilderingly multi-faceted work. Conceived in close collaboration with the artist, this book features a uniquely stitched cover: the diver dives Essay by Sven Ltticken. Hardcover, 9 x 10.75 in. / 128 pgs / 150 color.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.7" Width: 8.8" Height: 0.5" Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Release Date Aug 2, 2004
ISBN 9080818534 ISBN13 9789080818538
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More About Berend Strik
Berend Strik was born in 1960 in The Netherlands. His work has been exhibited primarily in Europe, with a few shows in New York and Los Angeles. Strik is the winner of a Prix de Rome as well as residencies at the International Studio Program in New York and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. He lives and works in Amsterdam.