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Read, Peep, Read

Item date(s): 2014

Eugene Hön

Pages: unpaged
Size: 85cm, see notes
Edition: Unique

Place publication: Johannesburg
Publisher: FADA, The University of Johannesburg
Exhibition 14; 17; 19

Additional notes:
A ballpoint-pen drawing, which is framed with a venetian blind to protect the medium from sunlight, is part of an artist's book installation consisting of the drawing. 850mm.


1. a book consisting of the visual label cut into strips, held together with two strings, with a brown spine with the title and author's name and "702.81HON" mimicing the Library of Congress call number. This is held upright between two perspex bookends. 200mm


2. a visual label (archival digitally printed concertina fold booklet). 152mm.

The binding was constructed at Phumani Archival Research Unit.

"Artists book two"

Exhibition notes:
;First published by the artist and exhibited on the exhibition 'Book arts: artist's books'.

Art on Paper, 44 Stanley, Johannesburg.

25 October – 15 November 2014

‘Booknesses: Contemporary South African Artist's Books’.

FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg.

Curated by David Paton and Eugene Hon.

24 March - 5 May 2017

Samplings: South African Artists' Books

Basement Gallery, WAM

26 March to 6 July 2019

Ref: GB/14565

From the Booknesses exhibition, FADA

From the Booknesses exhibition, FADA

From the Booknesses exhibition, FADA

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