Berend Strik: Body Electric (Dutch Edition)
by Sven Lutticken
Publisher's Description
Known for his photographically-based embroidery, Berend Strik is a master weaver of harsh imagery and soft gossamer threads. From pornography, carnival clubs, and cloned sheep to same-sex marriage, newborn babies, and love, Strik sews it all together. In addition to embroidery, he makes use of a variety of media, including photography, stained glass, video, and architectonic installations. Strik's work consists of deviations, deformations, mutations; into a culture of generic sameness, he introduces genuine variations, deviations that resist immediate assimilation. Body Electric charts what at first glance may seem a bewilderingly multi-faceted work. Conceived in close collaboration with the artist, this book features a uniquely stitched cover: the diver dives…
ISBN: 9080818534
Publisher: Valiz
Hardcover : 128 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.8 x 0.6 inches
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