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Scrape. Melt. Repeat
Learnerâ's Driverâ's Accident

Item date(s): 2014

Johandi du Plessis

Size: 210mm
Technique: Mixed media
Edition: Unique

Theme(s): Personal identity

Place publication: Bloemfontein
Publisher: The artist
Exhibition 2017

Reference note:
Hand bound book, beeswax, plastic, photocopied and digitally manipulated temporary driver's license document

210 x 148mm

The work explores identity in terms of language, memory, preservation and temporality. The process of book-making is suggested with the absence of the flyleafs, cover and spine of the book.

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

FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg.

Curated by David Paton and Eugene Hon.

24 March - 5 May 2017

Ref: DP/17036

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