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Verneukpan / Bitterputs

Item date(s): (2009)

Strijdom van der Merwe
Jo-Marie Rabe

Technique: Commercial offset litho

Theme(s): !Xam; Landart

Reference note:
The artist's book is a contribution to the large number of books on the environment and the !Xam. Written in two ways: Firstly it is physically presented as part of a series of books (as if it were a pile of books on a table). Secondly, there is the content of photographs of the land art the artist made during the journey and quotations from other authors' works on the !Xam and Verneukpan.

Exhibition notes:
Included on the exhibition 'Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page', exhibited at WOORDFEES 2010. Archive Room in JS Gericke Library, University of Stellenbosch, 1st - 6th March 2010; The Gallery of the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 15th April - 13th May 2010; the FADA Gallery, Faculty of Art Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, 12th - 30th July 2010.

Ref: DP/10062

Images courtesy Wessie van der Westhuizen NWU

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