Shop > Artists' Books

#11677

Syria Al-Assad

Price
$65.00
Date
2015
Publisher
Spector Books
Format
Artists' Books
Genre
Photography, Travel
Description

Oliver Hartung traveled between 2007 – 2009 in the Middle East and photographed in Syria signs and monuments that were erected in honor of the ruling Assad regime since 1971. His book “Syria al-Assad” is a loose typology of those once ubiquitous objects loyal regime propaganda that were loved and hated in the population, and the visual culture in Syria strongly specific. Those signs that Oliver Hartung usually recorded from a moving car, are now trapped in the fighting and there are probably no longer so. In his book, all photos will appear on the right side, which is perforated and you can separate out like a demolition calendar. Image and text can be considered separately, read and re-assembled. The Arabic inscriptions of the signs are translated into English.

  1. Syria Al-Assad
 

Related Items

  1. Miklós Klaus Rózsa
  2. Vasarely Go Home
  3. Natalie Czech: I can not repeat what I hear
  4. Katrin Koffman: Ensembles Assembled: In Full Color
  5. James Langdon: A School for Design Fiction
  6. John Stezaker: Crossing Over
  7. Felix Salut: Shut Up I’m Counting!
  8. Herbert Stattler: Ornament Stadt
  9. Acts of Voicing
  10. Fear of Language
  11. Spector: Cut + Paste #1-4
  12. Smoke Room 4
  13. Smoke Room 3
  14. Jesus Days
  15. Guantanamo.
  16. The First 3 Years of Ludlow 38
  17. Je n’ai rien à dire. Seulement à montrer. / Ich habe nichts zu sagen. Nur zu zeigen. / I have nothing to say. Only to show. Natalie Czech. Spector Books.
  18. Architektur aus der Schuhbox: Batas internationale Fabrikstädte
  19. Losk: An Assembly of Shifting Spaces
  20. Double Bound Economies
  21. Maia Ruth Lee: The Center for Growth
  22. Davide Cascio: David Cascio: E.N.
  23. Michaela Melian: Ruckspiegel
  24. Waldemar Cordeiro and Franz Mon: Waldemar Cordeiro & Franz Mon
  25. Kurt Kranz: Schwarz: weiss/weiss: schwarz (black: white/white: black), 1928/29
  26. Maya Schweizer: The Same Story Elsewhere: : continued, spread, fragmented, daily, backwards and all over again
  27. Nina Koennemann: Free Mumia
  28. Ulrike Grosswarth: Ulrike Grossarth: Fabrics from Lublin
  29. Arthur Zalewski: Somebody’s Got to Do It
  30. Olaf Nicolai: Faites le Travail Qu’accomplit le Soleil
  31. Francis Hunger: History Has Left the Building
  32. Józef Robakowski
  33. Eric Doeringer: Autobiography (after Sol LeWitt)
  34. Andreas Laszlo Konrath : Anthony No Name at Gmail Dot Com
  35. Adél Koleszár: New Routes Of Faith
  36. Steven Beckly: Island
  37. Mira Mexico
  38. Eddie O’Keefe: Young Ideas