neon installation by joseph kosuth references james joyce's finnegans wake neon installation by joseph kosuth references james joyce's finnegans wake
nov 27, 2012

neon installation by joseph kosuth references james joyce's finnegans wake

one part of the installation ‘the wake (an arrangement of references with all the appearance of autonomy)’ by joseph kosuth, 2012hand-bent neonimage © kuad gallery

 

 

joseph kosuth: the wake (an arrangement of references with all the appearance of autonomy)kuad gallery, istanbul, turkeyon now through february 23rd, 2013

 

kuad gallery, istanbul presents ‘the wake (an arrangement of references with all the appearance of autonomy)’ – a body of work by american conceptual artist joseph kosuth showcasing the ongoing exploration based on james joyce’s most complex book ‘finnegans wake’. the work was commenced four years ago – a meticulously curated collection of words kosuth has chosen from the literature in reference to their location on the page throughout the book’s text. though the novel is not yet translated into the turkish language kosuth has decided to build the installation from hand bent white neon words in english and turkish – contrasting the gray walls, the pieces embracing the power of language and storytelling.

 

 

one part of the installation ‘the wake (an arrangement of references with all the appearance of autonomy)’ by joseph kosuth, 2012hand-bent neonimage © kuad gallery

 

 

one part of the installation ‘the wake (an arrangement of references with all the appearance of autonomy)’ by joseph kosuth, 2012hand-bent neonimage © kuad gallery

 

 

one part of the installation ‘the wake (an arrangement of references with all the appearance of autonomy)’ by joseph kosuth, 2012hand-bent neonimage © kuad gallery

  • like very much

    dbkii says:
  • Could you take the trouble to let us know whether J. Joyce’s book has been translated into Turkish or Hungarian?

    Rogelio says:

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