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Kompendium Simon Dybbroe Møller - Kompendium
Simon Dybbroe Møller's reflection on Conceptual art's systematic processes and forms uses apparently rational processes to achieve quietly mystifying results. With his vivid taste for wit and formal exactitude, the artist sets all manner of references, quotations and re-creations in an unfamiliar setting.
Kompendium is an artist book accompanying the Danish artist's first comprehensive solo exhibition at the Frankfurter Kunstverein and the Kunstverein Hannover. The first part contains texts by nine different authors which illuminate the main ideas of individual groups of work. Each contribution is reproduced as a facsimile from a previous book. The second part documents most of the artist's works up to now.
The works of Simon Dybbroe Møller (born 1976 in Aarhus, Denmark, lives and works in Frankfurt) deal with destruction, decay, and disappearance. He uses these negatively connoted processes as the source of something new, and the starting point for artistic production. Simon Dybbroe Møller's installations oscillate back and forth between constructed and genuine art history, between original and reproduction. A darkened room with scattered light sources projection screens for slide, film, and overhead projectors as well as light objects provides the formal basis. The atmosphere recalls both a place abandoned after a party and the fusty setting of an art history conference. The polarity between the art-historical preservation of the art of the past and the celebration of the uninterrupted march of artistic progress is the point of reference.
Edited by Katja Schroeder and René Zechlin.
Contributions by Ferdinand Ahm Krag, Matthew Brannon, Sam Frank, Christian Höller, Peter Laugesen, Thomas Meinecke, Brian O'Connell, Katja Schroeder, Lumi Tan, René Zechlin.
published in 2009
bilingual edition (English / German)
21 x 29,7 cm (softcover)
142 pages (103 color & 14 b/w ill.)
ISBN : 978-1-933128-68-9
EAN : 9781933128689
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