BOOK OBJECT @HAWAMAHAL JAIPUR

Museum of Chance  book object 20141106_145606 2BookObjectHawaMahal invitation

On 20th January 2016 I will open  the exhibition BOOK OBJECT Museum of Chance at  Hawa Mahal Jaipur. The exhibition will be open daily from 9 am until 5 pm. It will stay on until 20th March.

I am very happy to present this at a time when the book world congregates at the Jaipur Literary festival . I am curious to see what the response of Book people will be to the Book on the wall, while my prints are now in mobile museums, away from the wall. If in Delhi do see MUSEUM BHAVAN at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

I think I have finally succeeded in finding the form that is both book and exhibition at the same time. This was something I first explored with Sent a Letter, continued with FILEROOM where I cut up the book of 77 images and made 77 different covers, to finally convincing Steidl to make me a book for each image inside was also a cover. Then the challenge was to literally Frame the Book, to build a structure where the book was a book but also an exhibition. Where the book became a catalogue of its own exhibition. we achieved this with MUSEUM OF CHANCE Museum of Chance  book object 20141106_111357

 

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BOOK OBJECT @HAWAMAHAL JAIPUR