Anna Püschel – Encyclopedia of the Uncertain. A meditation on doubt

Fascinated by awareness and ignorance, visual artist Anna Püschel began collecting definitions of words related to knowledge from a broad range of sources, from medieval texts to modern dictionaries. While some are objectively true and others are questionable, she nevertheless gathered the various definitions in this volume, a work that redefines referencing while juxtaposing French poetry with conspiracy theories, political essays, and recipes. Regardless of their origin, the definitions imply that we are always yearning for the truth. As individuals in uncertain times, we must acknowledge what we do not know and listen to nuance, for there is beauty in uncertainty.

cm 12×16,5; pp. 768; hardcover. Publisher: The Eriskay Connection, Breda, 2024.

ISBN: 9789083357126 | 9083357120
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Fascinated by awareness and ignorance, visual artist Anna Püschel began collecting definitions of words related to knowledge from a broad range of sources, from medieval texts to modern dictionaries. While some are objectively true and others are questionable, she nevertheless gathered the various definitions in this volume, a work that redefines referencing while juxtaposing French poetry with conspiracy theories, political essays, and recipes. Regardless of their origin, the definitions imply that we are always yearning for the truth. As individuals in uncertain times, we must acknowledge what we do not know and listen to nuance, for there is beauty in uncertainty.

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