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Frankenstein Set

Frankenstein Set Christian Jankowski - Frankenstein Set
"A world inhabited by humans where horror does not exist, is simply inconceivable. Horror is such a disreputable genre, yet it is also the space where we explore some of the most disturbing elements in our own culture. The most unnerving horror is the feeling that something is terribly wrong, but you just can't pin it down. The scariest horror is horror you can't see and can't identify, but you are pretty sure it is there."

Based on Christian Jankowski's horror works, this pocket book features a complete examination of the genre, including theoretical texts, interviews, transcripts from the pieces, and accompanying image material.
The publication is part of the series of artist's projects edited by Christoph Keller.

It has been awarded for the “Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2008”.
German artist Christian Jankowski (*1968) is well known for his video works, photography, performances, and literature. Combining different mediums in order to blur the borders between fiction and reality, private and public, Jankowski's work gently disarms his audience, subverting expectations, and entertaining at the same time.
Edited by Christoph Keller and Cynthia Leung.
Texts by Martin Breutigam, Steffen Hantke, Henry Jenkins, Melissa Ragona.
published in 2007
bilingual edition (English / German)
10,5 x 18 cm (softcover)
440 pages (30 colour & 50 b/w ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-905829-11-2
EAN : 9783905829112
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