Pocket Folklore / Shirin Sabahi.

This book revolves around Matter and Mind, a sculpture by artist Noriyuki Haraguchi, permanently installed at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art since the museum's inauguration in 1977. Matter and Mind is a 640 ? 480 ? 30 cm steel basin filled with used engine oil. Over time a ritual came to be when visitors started throwing coins and other things into the oil pool, turning the sculpture into an unwilling wishing well. Forty years on, Shirin Sabahi invited Haraguchi back to the museum to restore his oil pool. The sunken objects were retrieved from the pool and two films were made in the process. The book hosts a previously unpublished...

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Main author: Sabahi, Shirin, 1984-
ISBN: 9789492811455
Language: English
Published: Amsterdam : Roma Publications, cop. 2019.
Exhibitions: Exposición celebrada en Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, del 5 de julio al 30 de septiembre de 2018.
Series: Roma Publication.
More information: Web oficial artista
CN: 166060
Format: Book
Physical description: 192 p. : fot. ; 20 cm

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Call number:AR SAB-SH 1
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