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Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster: chronotopes & dioramas

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chronotopes & dioramas explores key themes developed in Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster's site-specific 2009–2010 installation at Dia at the Hispanic Society of America. For this project, Gonzalez-Foerster took as her point of departure the Society's renowned research library, expanding and updating the historic collection with twentieth-century literature by nearly 40 different authors. The artist installed these books in a trio of dioramas, organizing them by place of origin in one of three regions: the desert, the tropics, and the North Atlantic.

This companion volume to the installation includes new writing by Gonzalez-Foerster's past collaborator, the celebrated Spanish novelist Enrique Vila-Matas. The book is printed in three different covers, reproducing each of the three diaromas.

Publication Details

Publisher
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN
9780944521571
Publication date
2010
Cover
Softcover
Pages
128 pages
Dimension
8.75 x 11 in.
Publication credits
Edited by Lynne Cooke and Karen Kelly, with Barbara Schröder. Texts by Lynne Cooke and Enrique Vila-Matas

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Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster was born in Strasbourg, France, in 1965. She lives and works in Paris and Rio de Janeiro.

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