Susanne Kriemann


Susanne Kriemann

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Susanne Kriemann

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ISBN: 9789491843198, geïllustreerd, 112 blz., July 2014, Engels
Formaat: 21.1 (h) x 14.9 (b) x 1.6 (d) cm. Gewicht: 293 gram.

Uitgever: Idea Books B.V.

serienaam/reeks: Roma Publications

vertaald door: Kalie Stieda; Laura Schleussner


Susanne Kriemann examines a radioactive rock discovered in the Barringer Hill Mine in Llano, Texas, in the late 1800s. We see a photograph of a large rock (a single chunk of gadolinite), and then another image of a wall of rocks, signalling the importance of the threshold to Kriemann's work. She focuses on the material and mystical limit of knowing and seeing - on how a narrative loops through archaeological layers without ever finding its source. Presently, the mine lies beneath a lake; its mirrored surface resembles the photographic lens, but the eye, ours and the rock's, exists on both sides. Can a rock convey history? What does it mean to document what one cannot literally see?

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