A Head With Wings

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"“Do you see something there? Why are you standing still all of a sudden?” With those words begin Anouk Kruithof’s trip into the Little Brown rabbit hole. Using hand-made montages of photographs she took in Belize, Mexico, Egypt, Morocco and Berlin, Kruithof spins a hallucinatory yarn of anxiety and desire."

This book was shortlisted for the 2012 Paris Photo - Aperture Foundation "First Photobook Award".

Design by Hans Seeger - With inserts and gatefolds.

28 pages - Hardcover, no DJ

Little Brown Mushroom, 2011

New - Mint condition

Kruithof, Anouk

Anouk Kruithof is a Dutch visual artist and photographer whose exhibitions and books merge social, conceptual, photographic, performance and video. She is best known for her artist's books "Happy Birthday to You" (self-published, 2011) , praised by Martin Parr and "A Head with Wings" (Little Brown Mushroom, 2011), praised by critic Jörg Colberg. She studied photography at the Academy of Art and Design St. Joost, Breda. In 2011 she moved to New York to live and work on her art projects. Her multilayered, interdisciplinary approach encompasses photography, sculpture, installation, artist-books, text, performance, video, animation, websites and interventions in the public domain. Among her other photobooks and publications: "Pixel Stress" (RVB Books, 2013), "The Bungalow" (Onomatopee, 2014), "Automagic" (Editorial RM, 2016) and "Universal Tongue" (Art Paper Editions, 2021). © Self -portrait of the artist
  • Pixel Stress by Anouk Kruithof is a mixed-media artwork, with the first step being an image search in Google with the keyword "stress", then processing the image to obtain a pixelated version by enlarging the original to 3200%. Then, in the second phase of the project, the artist set-up a little installation on Wall Street in NYC to engage passerbys in...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Immersed in collector Brad Feuerhelm’s vernacular photo collection, artist Anouk Kruithof moved into a bungalow where she developed a niche relationship with the photos and transformed the image archive. She visualizes scenarios in which images, through the imaginary space of our conception, and parallel to digitization, leap...

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  • Presentation by APE / Art Paper Editions: " Universal Tongue celebrates the great diversity of the global dance kaleidoscope in the era of the Internet. It was born from visual artist Anouk Kruithof's fascination with dance videos distributed online as a representation of self-expression, cultural identity, empowerment and fun. In collaboration with a...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation : "For the fifth edition of The LBM Dispatch, Alec Soth and Brad Zellar hit the road in early May and drove through a snowstorm across the plains, headed for the Rocky Mountains. They visited dozens of towns in Colorado, met hundreds of people, and spent two weeks roaming both sides of the Continental Divide and battling...

  • Publisher's presentation : "Over two sweltering, bug-swarming weeks in July, the LBM Dispatch crew (superbly assisted by Stephen Milner and Brett Schenning) covered 2,400 miles in Georgia, exploring the State’s diverse landscapes, histories, and narratives that were alternately harrowing and inspiring.  From the Civil War to the last beleaguered Gullah...

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  • .Sold out. We are offering a copy of the first edition of this book (green cover), when the second edition (brown cover) is already hard to find...Presentation by Little Brown Mushroom: "In House of Coates, writer Brad Zellar pieces together the story of legendary recluse Lester B. Morrison. Working from a handful of encounters and contradictory...