Thursday, June 9, 2016

Sjoed Knibbeler, Paper Planes, Fw: Books, 2015

This accordion comes in a beautifully made folder and the work is made up of photographs of 16 folded paper planes that are based upon drawings & diagrams for planes that were never actually manufactured. Photographed in a studio setting the 'planes' appear to have a substance and presence that is at odds with their reality. On the reverse side of the images are texts that describe the name, date and country of origin, as well as information about the design and history of each plane. This is a really fascinating conceptual accordion bookwork!

19 single pages at 8.25" x 11.75", and fully opened 13ft 0.75".

Each plane design has annotations and a short history on the back.

No comments:

Post a Comment