Hardcover: 80 pages
Publisher: Editions Xavier Barral; Prima edizione (First Edition) edition (March 31, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.5 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 2774221
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
Documenting an installation of the same name, Continents Noir continues Annette Messager’s (born 1943) sculptural evocations of unconscious energies and abject objecthood. The title evokes both Freud’s famous definition of the unconscious (the “dark continent”) and Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, in which Gulliver reaches an island that travels in the air. Messager’s installation consists of black, agglomerated, wrapped objects and architectural form...