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Das Objekt

Katrin Kamrau

print-run 300 copies
softcover, thread bound, offset printed
320 x 230 mm, 40 pages
with 2 inserts in color
in collaboration with Dear Reader,
ISBN 789-90-6625-179-3
published by Province of Antwerp, 2014

This publication was awarded the Fernand Baudin Prize.


VAT exempted according to UStG §19

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The book series DAS OBJEKT is a critical and subjective reflection of icons and symbols used in photo handbooks to illustrate optical laws for photographers and those interested in photography. The 40 illustrations in this artist’s book reproduced in chronological order, are extracted from manuals published in the Nederlands and in Belgium between 1921 and 2002. Through the detachment of their original context, these motifs reveal social developments, ideologies, and ideals – visualized by the respective creators – addressed to their imagined readership. Developments in the field of printing technology and industrial book printing resonate with developments within graphic design.

SKU: 1404. Katrin Kamrau