Back Cover, image source: Edition Taube

Publisher Note english english

Steinbrecher turns the world upside down and plays with the unstable and fragile condition of balancing umbrellas on the water, or – depending on the perspective – balancing the sea on an umbrella. This simple shift of viewpoint and the irritation of our conditioned visual perception charges this object with some truly psychedelic energy.

In »Lago Mio«, Steinbrecher turns the world upside down and plays with the unstable and fragile condition of balancing umbrellas on the water, or – depending on the perspective – balancing the sea on an umbrella.
The artists’ book »Lago Mio« in the form of a travel brochure shows the reproduction of this series. The artist interferes in the process of reproduction and thus creates new composi- tions and layouts. The traces of the remedialization stay visible and reveal the artistic and creative process.
The artistic work exists only as a book and was deliberately created as an »uncomfortable« act: the digital photocopy of analogue pictures, the visible artefacts of this process, the thin printing paper and the simple saddle stitching make it hard for the spectator to gain an over- view of the repetitive series.
The irritation of our conditioned visual perception through this simple shift of viewpoint charges this object with some truly psychedelic energy.

Publisher
Release Place Munich, Germany
Zurich, Switzerland
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 14th June 2018
Credits
Printrun 250
Identifiers
ISBN-13: 978-3-945900-16-1
Work  
Subform Photobook
Topics Landscape, Ocean, Sea, Umbrellas, Water
Methods Analogue Photography, Digital Photography, Photography
Dimensions 29.7 × 21.0 cm
Weight 500 gram
Pages 148
Technique Offset