Roni Horn. Wonderwater (Alice offhore) (4 voll.)

In this collaboration with four preeminent artists and writers, Roni Horn presents her latest work: Wonderwater (Alice Offshore). The publication takes the form of four individual books contained in a slipcase, plus an envelope of Horn’s drawings. Each volume comprises a text written in response to the same selection of Horn’s titles/phrases: 19th C. Water; Cabinet Of; Dead Owl; Gurgles, Sucks, Echoes; Her, Her, Her and Her; Untitled (Yes); Water, Still; You are the Weather.The respondents are sculptor Louise Bourgeois, poet/writer Anne Carson, philosopher/writer Hélène Cixous, and film director/artist John Waters. Individually, these booklets embody the voice of each writer. Together they become the content of Wonderwater (Alice Offshore)–further extending the landscape of Roni Horn’s art. Essays by Louise Bourgeois, John Waters, Anne Carson, and Hélène Cixous.

Text: Bougeois Lousie, Water John et al. cm 14×19,7; pp. 652 (in 4 vol.); paperback. Publisher: Steidl, New York , 2004.

ISBN: 9783865210050 | 3865210058
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In this collaboration with four preeminent artists and writers, Roni Horn presents her latest work: Wonderwater (Alice Offshore). The publication takes the form of four individual books contained in a slipcase, plus an envelope of Horn’s drawings. Each volume comprises a text written in response to the same selection of Horn’s titles/phrases: 19th C. Water; Cabinet Of; Dead Owl; Gurgles, Sucks, Echoes; Her, Her, Her and Her; Untitled (Yes); Water, Still; You are the Weather.The respondents are sculptor Louise Bourgeois, poet/writer Anne Carson, philosopher/writer Hélène Cixous, and film director/artist John Waters. Individually, these booklets embody the voice of each writer. Together they become the content of Wonderwater (Alice Offshore)–further extending the landscape of Roni Horn’s art. Essays by Louise Bourgeois, John Waters, Anne Carson, and Hélène Cixous.

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