Formats
Anthologies
126
Audio
297
Catalogues
330
Clothing
20
Editions
23
Ephemera
59
Literary
39
Monographs
86
Posters
239
Video
40
Zines
114

Shop > Artists' Books

Out of Stock
#11685

Miklós Klaus Rózsa

Artist
Miklós Klaus Rózsa
Date
2015
Publisher
Spector Books
Format
Artists' Books
Genre
Photography
Description

The photographer and political activist Miklós Klaus Rózsa (*1954) was kept under surveillance for years by the Swiss Federal Office of Police, the Cantonal police, and the municipal police of Zurich. His photographs as well as the State Protection files compiled on him from 1971 – 1989 form the basis for the book. Christof Nüssli and Christoph Oeschger juxtapose the text produced by the state and the images produced by the monitored person. The collage of these sources produces new images that reveal the history of a politically agitated time in Switzerland. The two lines of narration could not be more antithetic: On the one hand are the images by Rózsa which document the events from the midst of the agitation, the Zurich youth movement of the 1980s. On the other hand the surveillance files demonstrate the distanced and often uncomprehending gaze of the police observing the occurrences. The montage brings the conflict between Rózsa’s images and the State Security texts to light. Observation and counter-observation clash. The book will be published in cooperation with cpress, Zurich.

  1. Miklós Klaus Rózsa
 

Related Items

  1. Klaus Staeck: Ruck Blick in Sachen
  2. Laura Toots: Perceiving Something Different, After Something Significant, Although Things Remain the Same
  3. Vasarely Go Home
  4. Oliver Hartung: Syria Al-Assad
  5. Katrin Koffman: Ensembles Assembled: In Full Color
  6. James Langdon: A School for Design Fiction
  7. Acts of Voicing
  8. Spector: Cut + Paste #1-4
  9. Klaus Staeck: Pornografie (new edition)
  10. Smoke Room 4
  11. Smoke Room 3
  12. Jesus Days
  13. Guantanamo.
  14. 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.
  15. Losk: An Assembly of Shifting Spaces
  16. Double Bound Economies
  17. Davide Cascio: David Cascio: E.N.
  18. Michaela Melian: Ruckspiegel
  19. Waldemar Cordeiro and Franz Mon: Waldemar Cordeiro & Franz Mon
  20. Kurt Kranz: Schwarz: weiss/weiss: schwarz (black: white/white: black), 1928/29
  21. Maya Schweizer: The Same Story Elsewhere: : continued, spread, fragmented, daily, backwards and all over again
  22. Nina Koennemann: Free Mumia
  23. Ulrike Grosswarth: Ulrike Grossarth: Fabrics from Lublin
  24. Arthur Zalewski: Somebody’s Got to Do It
  25. Olaf Nicolai: Faites le Travail Qu’accomplit le Soleil
  26. Francis Hunger: History Has Left the Building
  27. Józef Robakowski
  28. Eric Doeringer: Autobiography (after Sol LeWitt)
  29. Andreas Laszlo Konrath : Anthony No Name at Gmail Dot Com
  30. Adél Koleszár: New Routes Of Faith
  31. Mira Mexico
  32. Un Ano de Basura (One Year of Garbage)
  33. Nein, Onkel
  34. A Sudden Drop
  35. A Sudden Drop Collector’s Edition
  36. Portraits by Waiters
  37. Wheels and Trophies