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Coco 7Stillleben (box set)

Federico Pepe, Jacopo Benassi - Coco 7
A limited-edition box set documenting the seventh and penultimate episode of COCO, the project that brings together video art and music by artist and designer Federico Pepe and artist and photographer Jacopo Benassi.
The publication is an expression of the project's complexity; conceived as an integral part of and in synergy with the video, it represents an artist's multiple produced in 49 numbered copies. The special hand-painted and stamped box,in a screen-printed canvas bag, contains a bundle of prints stapled together. Three versions of the publication are available.

In detail:
– 55 prints on ivory coloured 120 g Fedrigoni paper
– 27 self-portraits by Jacopo Benassi
– 27 film still montages
– A critical text by Saul Marcadent
– Hand-painted and stamped wooden box – printed raw cotton shopper
Limited edition of 49 numbered copies, available in three versions, randomly distributed.
Artist, graphic designer, publisher, Federico Pepe (born 1976 in Omegna, Italy, lives and works in Milano) is a singular figure in the Italian cultural and artistic landscape. He runs Le Dictateur project, an editorial platform and independent exhibition space in Milan. He exhibited at MoMA Library and Family Business, New York, Tate Modern, London, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Triennale Milano... He collaborates regularly with artists such as Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari (Toilet Paper), Nico Vascellari, Jacopo Benassi, etc.
Jacopo Benassi (born 1966, lives and works in La Spezia, Italia) is one of the most prolific and talented Italian photographers. His work has the camera at its centre but he touches on languages such as performance, video, curating, and sound. He has collaborated for many years with the director Paolo Sorrentino, and has developped many projects with Federico Pepe. He has worked with some of the most legendary international musicians of the international punk and post-punk scene. During his career he has worked, among the others, for Rolling Stone, Purple Magazine, GQ, Vice, Wired, ICON Panorama, Riders, just to name a few.
published in May 2020
no text
25 x 35 cm (multiple loose sheets in a wooden box)
color & b/w ill.
in stock
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