7 maart 2010

Exhibition in the gallery

Johan Deumens Gallery presents 'Memory Traces' by Cary Markerink.
Book Launch and exhibition on friday March 5th from 6 - 9 pm in the Gallery, Donkere Spaarne 32 Haarlem.
At 6 pm Hans Aarsman will be in conversation with Cary Markerink.

Memory Traces is a recent publication, in which Markerink relates to notions about landscape, culture, history and memory. Memory Traces is an unconventional photo-book, composed to be an experience, in which a selection of landscape photographs are combined with a multi-layered range of texts including exerpts from traveloques, 'written photographs' and a short story situated in the art-world which, among other things, deals with 'The Artification of Photography' and 'The End of Silver-based Photography'.
The publication consists of the book Memory Traces and two smaller books; Höffding Step and Dark Star. Presented in a special box. The large format photographs were made in Sarajevo; Hiroshima and Nagasaki; Berlin, Bitterfeld-Wolfen and Ronneburg; Bikini Islands and Nam Island; Chernobyl; Khe San and My Lai.
Photography & text Cary Markerink, Amsterdam.
Designed by Irma Boom Office, Amsterdam
Published by Ideas on Paper, Amsterdam, 2009.
Printed by 1455 Fine Art Printers, Hasselt.

See NRC Handelsblad, Cultureel supplement, Friday, Februari 5, 2010 and de Volkskrant, Thursday, March 4, 2010

To mark both the presentation and exhibition, a portfolio - exclusive to the Johan Deumens Gallery - is being issued, comprising three photographs and a copy of the book which includes a unique Polaroid image from this project. In an edition of 9 copies.

See review of this project at Dutch-Doc