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Deviation of the Sun

@ Duarte, António Júlio



.Last copy!.

Presentation by the artist:

"I was in Japan for the first time. In the night, confined to unfamiliar rooms, I would look at myself, with only the alien sound and images from local TV as a companion, I was lost and felt a need to look at the simple things around me, objects, in an attempt to map a familiar reality, trying to hold on to the idea that things were still the same."
"Deviation of the sun is a work about gravity, the ultimate force of placement. I decided to produce it as a book so as to free the images from the vertical decisiveness of the wall, giving the viewer the freedom to look at these images from any given angle and position, and most importantly, from familiar places of their own, at their own pace and rhythm. The viewer is thus in a position to explore the unfamiliarity of these images, and to question their placement, from a familiar vantage point." -- António Júlio Duarte

With a text by Ivo Martins (in Portuguese and English) at the end of the book.

WARNING: Our last copy has some dark marks on the back cover and a crease on the bottom back cover, binding side.

72 pages - Softcover

Centro Cultural Vila Flor, 2013

New - Condition : see above

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