“To look where nobody looks delivers mostly surprising results, but you need to have the creativity and genius to find beauty within the most mundane and even “dirty” things – to be precise in fluff and dust. But there’s not only beauty but also humour contained here (dust from fanstores of the rivaling soccer clubs in Vienna), fluff from a police station reveals a microcosmos of their “work”, and you even get trapped in examining and finding “something” in dirt from swinger clubs (to name just a few). Rough felt boards, flocked title, great printing makes an overall wonderful and more than unique book -there’s a lot of filth and dirt in the art-world, but Klaus manages to make art out of dirt…”
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DUST is also available at Anzenberger Gallery Bookshop.
Photo book, Anzenberger Edition, 2015
Hardcover wrapped with 2mm textile and flocked ‘Dust’ logo, handmade, 30x30cm (open: 30x60cm), 102 pages (4 pages transparent paper, 98 pages uncoated paper), 45 images. Including a folded poster, 50x70cm, printed on uncoated paper.
First edition, 2015. Limited to 450 hand numbered and signed copies.
Photos by Klaus Pichler, Text by Josef Haslinger, written in English and German.