Playing Borders This Contemporary State Of Mind - Special Edition

Special Edition (40) Available for 350 euro

Unfolded edition with print in handmade box hite cardboard box 42,4 X 33,8 cm

Print, lambda print 30-38 cm, (10 different photographs each edition 4, these photographs are positioned on different locations within the unfolded publication.

All prints are signed, dated, numbered and titled.

Photographs by Anouk Kruithof Design by Kummer-Herrman

2009, published by Revolver Publishing by VVV Berlin

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Playing Borders This Contemporary State Of Mind

Limited Edition (400) SOLD OUT 28 pages of 32 X 40,6 cm 14 pages colour images 5 little booklets 21 X 17 cm 1 little booklet 17 X 17 cm 1 postcard 21 X 17 cm 1 poster 68 X 88 cm

Photographs by Anouk Kruithof Design by Kummer-Herrman

2009, published by Revolver Publishing by VVV Berlin

ISBN: 978-3-86895-040-3

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Temporary Cakes


The cakes are coated with pictures of the beginning party of the project called 'Temporary city', which was an experimental exhibition made by a group of artists without curator and took place in May 2009 at Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin. These cakes have been eaten by the end of the opening.

Writer Christophe van Gerrewey about this project: just like every 'experimental' act, Temporary City presents results that are only useful when they lie at the base of new experiments. In an over-curated era, in an art world where the power structures seem constantly out of balance, Temporary City wants to look for other ways of grouping works of art - of making an exhibition. The result shows that it is possible to view the entire exhibition as 'meta-art', as art that can only reflect on its own principles and promises. But on the other hand, the individual works remain accessible without being part of a larger narrative that limits their possible meanings or appearances. At the beginning of the 21st century, Temporary City shows that such an exhibition that guarantees this freedom (and thus secures the absence of money and of meaning) is possible when it is entirely made by a group of participating artists. Temporary City recovers the intimacy of a shared workspace, and by doing so, presents a possible discovery of every individual artwork.

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Enclosed Content Chatting Away In The Colour Invisibility


spatial installation + video loop + photograph

installation out of approximately 3500 so found coloured books 410 cm by 230 cm

+ HD video loop with sound

+ photograph - conventional C print of 125-100 cm: edition 10 (+2 ap) conventional c print mounted on dibond and framed without glass 30-40 cm: edition 25 (+2 ap)

On every exhibition the bookwall gets installed in a different order. The work has been shown at solo exhibitions at Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, museum het Domein Sittard NL, Galerie Adler Frankfurt, VU Amsterdam, DOK Delft and took part of the groupsexhibition 'Holland Papier biennale' at CODA museum Apeldoorn NL and 'Lost & Found-ERROR #19' Antwerpen

In 2008 Anouk Kruithof has been collecting these 3500 so found coloured books. Most books out of this installation of are from the early 20th century or have been acquired Eastern European books that were written in the DDR and are therefore totally dismissed. In Berlin those books are destined to be around in '1 euro bookshops or ending up at the 'Papierbank', which is a recycle dump for paper, where they are rotting away and become meaningless and lost. For the work Enclosed... Kruithof made a spatial installation, a video and a single photograph out of these books. Sherevitalizes these books by using them as objects (bricks). The colours and sizes of these books determine the rhythm of the rising wall in form of a physical installation as well as a video-loop, which is strong and instable at the same time. This bookwall consists of at least 3500 books whose workmanship, various papers, and varying bodies result in a heterogeneousensemble. Colored edges glow in diverse hues. All of this produces an openimage that can be experienced with the body and includes a poetic verve. Kruithof loves books and in this time books are disappearing. This work show's that shift as well, one could look at it as analogue pixels. She likes to invent new things out of fragments of the past - if that's possible?