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Marjolijn Dijkman, RADIANT MATTER, 2017

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Wandering stars have occupied the human mind across centuries and millennia, along with the quest to explore and colonize cosmic space. Is there something in us that refuses to believe that we are alone in the universe? Does our longing for the stars conceal something different? To what extent can fiction shape future realities? The construction of such inquiries are at the centre of Marjolijn Dijkman’s work, which pivots around humankind’s fascination for cosmic space, the position of our planet in the universe, and human subjectivity in relation to celestial bodies. Radiant Matter comprises a series of recent artworks that desire to analyse and reflect on the nature of scientific inquiry, the role of speculation, fiction and spiritualism. Together with a poetic image essay and a conversation between the artist and the editor Kris Dittel, this widely illustrated book includes texts by Maarten Vanden Eynde, Ken Hollings and Raqs Media Collective.

Marjolijn Dijkman, Radiant Matter
Onomatopee 146

2017, Prima edizione/1000 copie
Contributes from Marjolijn Dijkman, Kris Dittel, Maarten Vanden Eynde, Ken Hollings e Raqs Media Collective
Design by Salome Schmuki
Image courtesy: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (page 14–15) and Onomatopee (page 10, 72–75)

28 x 21 cm
88 pages, color ill., softcover

ISBN 978-94-91677-76-2