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"“Dear Reader, find enclosed this manual based on brick formations as they are made and un-made daily in the streets of Johannesburg. Consider it your guide to recreate these as potential sculptures in the streets of your city …"" (Preface)

Publisher Note

“… A loose brick on the sidewalk might ‘ordinarily’ look random and displaced. However, they have within them hidden properties that can be activated: construction workers set them up as barriers, street vendors use them as weights for their products or pile them to sit on. As the day quietens down the stones are left behind; sometimes just randomly, othertimes carefully stored on a corner. What I couldn’t help but see were a never ending series of potential sculptures—performed daily as a result of practicalities that shift with each changing user. …”–Thomas Geiger

Artists’ Book

Bricks to Perform

by Thomas Geiger

Release Place Vienna, Austria
Johannesburg, South Africa
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 2017
Designer: Astrid Seme
Artist: Thomas Geiger
Printrun 500
Original Price 8.00 Euro
Availability Available
Topics Architecture, Conceptual Photography, Performance, Photography, Sculpture
Methods Photography, Writing
Language English
Format Softcover
Dimensions 10.5 × 14.5 × 0.5 cm
Weight 65 gram
Pages 64
Technique Offset

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