26 trailer trucks on empty highways, each bearing one letter of the alphabet.
Eric Tabuchi completes with Alphabet Truck
a work representing several thousands of kilometers traversed over these past years.
The missing link between The back of trucks passed while driving from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
by John Baldessari
, the letters of Claude Closky
, Eric Tabuchi pushes the burlesque or compulsive logic of his piece in an almost derisory search for what could constitute its Danish and Japanese origins. Through language (Alphabet) and displacement (Trucks), Alphabet Truck
therefore questions, beyond its formal aspects and references, the notions of membership, identity and coeducation.
New edition (new alphabet) of Alphabet Truck, released in 2008 (out of print).
600 copies limited edition.
of Danish-Japanese origin, Eric Tabuchi (born 1959) questions contemporary industrial culture through the signs that mark its landscape and determine its language.