Daniel Rode (Bilingual edition)

Again and Again

$70.00

This book is not yet published, but will be available from September 2022.

ISBN: 9783775752268 Category:

Description

Unraveling the syntax of text fragments found in literature, conversations, and public space, Daniel Rode fractures words into letters deliberately preventing easy readability by disregarding spaces and line breaks. Throwing our habits for a loop, they retain their indeterminacy a little longer before we can interpret by reading. Detached from their original contexts, they find their way into both large-scale installations and drawings, often created in series. By moving between these polar opposites-a sober, reserved aesthetic on the one hand, and a sensitive, almost tender devotion to artistic execution on the other-the artist pays homage to the singular by endlessly reproducing words, photos or splashes of paint by hand, which despite all efforts will naturally deviate from the original.

Again and Again offers a comprehensive insight into Rode’s oeuvre, enriched by perceptive texts by 13 contributors providing an often surprisingly personal perspective on the artist and his work.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 17 x 23.5 cm
Publisher name Hatje Cantz Verlag
Publication date 30 September 2022
Number of pages 176
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Text by Susanne Altmann, Knut Hartwich, Annegret Klinker, Carsten Probst, Carolin Quermann, Ulrike Almut Sandig, Anne Schloen, Patrick Schuckmann, Anne Schwanz, Gerhard Schwarz, Carsten Sievers, Andy Spencer, and Klaus Walter
Dimensions 17 x 23.5 cm
Weight 300 g

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DANIEL RODE (*1971, Eutin) studied in Greifswald and the Academy of Fine Arts Dresden in the class of Monika Brandmeier. He lived in Cairo from 2009 to 2014. Projects and residencies have taken him to Canada, the USA, Bahrain, Vietnam and many countries in Europe. Today, he lives in Dresden and Berlin.