Giovanna Silva, photographer and Humboldt Books editor in chief
Haris Epaminonda, Chapters I-XXX, published by Humboldt books, 2014
Haris Epaminonda uses video and film, collage, photography, books and objects in an extensive process of assembling and disassembling appropriated materials to reconstruct non-linear narratives. The artist works with found images from the past – sometimes faded travel photographs or the pages of old nature magazines, ethnographic artefacts or footage from forgotten television programmes. She then manipulates the images, cutting and layering, to create new wo
Peter Lang, curator
Material Culture, its myths and its futures: a public workshop proposal
Material Culture is a creative public Workshop, with documentation assembled in a public environment and publication. The public workshop would be run by R-lab N_A, together with Marvels and Catastrophes.
Architects and designers have long been fascinated with new technologies but also with ancient and archetypal forms of material culture, that broaden our understanding of local cultures, and in