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Le Petit No. 7

12. November 2015 - Uncategorized

Die siebte und letzte Runde von Le Petit mit einer Arbeit von Edith Kollath sollte mittlerweile Ihren Briefkasten erreicht haben:

 

Espace Surplus Le Petit

Presents No. VII – the finale

 

Edith Kollath (*1977)

Block with the sound of its own unmaking

Video, 9’01’’, munken pure 21 x 21cm, 2015

 

The work

A number with six digits: A point on a time axis as the invitation to acoustically encounter the exact moment where the paper you are holding in your hands has been torn out – just follow the audio track at http://edithkollath.com/block-with-the-sound-of-its-own-unmaking/

Some traces of black book binding glue might be found on one side: Relicts of the process of deconstructing a cuboid sheet by sheet back into two-dimensionality. This process has been recorded and can be listened to over and over again.

A reference to Robert Morris’ work from 1961: Box with the Sound of its Own Making.

 

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The artist

Edith Kollath studied Fine Arts at HfBK Hamburg and fashion/textile design at HAW Hamburg.

Since 2003 she showed her work in solo and group exhibitions in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt am Main; New York, Chicago, Tel Aviv, Santander, Ljubljana and Vienna among others.

She has been a lecturer at HFG Offenbach and is currently working on her PhD at Bauhaus University Weimar.

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