Article Number: 3342
Soft Cover, English, Glue Binding, 240 Pages, 2010, Spector Books
Peggy Buth


Desire in Representation
€ 37.00

In the series "Desire in Representation" the artist Peggy Buth examines colonialist constructions of meaning and identity. Awarded in »Die schönsten deutschen Bücher 2010« der Stiftung Buchkunst. (English/Deutsch)

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.