Tag Archives: romance
Jack Strange, ‘Keep Going, Keep Growing, Keep Cutting, Keep Swimming’ (2009)
Framed artist’s nail clippings on paper.
In 1961, this submission letter — written by an aspiring 14-year-old author named Stephen King — arrived at the offices of Spacemen Magazine accompanied by a copy of “The Killer,” the short story in question. Unfortunately for Stephen the magazine’s editor, Forrest Ackerman, didn’t deem the tale worthy of inclusion at that point.
Eric van Hove, ‘Exonomie’ (2010)
A recomposition of an original bookshelf (Section 2A) which disappeared some 40 years ago during the splitting of the Universiteit Leuven following the franco-dutch linguistic separatist movement in Belgium in 1971.
1000 borrowed books from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) and 1000 books borrowed from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL).
Job Koelewijn, ‘Relief 25 march 2009 – 6 jan 2012’ (2012)
Every day, for 45 minutes, Job Koelewijn read aloud a book, recording his voice on cassette tapes, creating columns whose height corresponds to the length and complexity of the book.
All the frames from ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ (1945) in one frame.
Ana Navas, ‘Yet far more often than these text based pieces, one would play pure melodies on the mouth organ (version II)’ (2013)
Based on descriptions of audio guides from ethnographic museums, 10 objects are created out of paper napkins. The originals remain unseen; the reconstruction relies only on the information heard.