Christoph Dettmeier: Waitin' Around to Die

Christoph Dettmeier: Waitin' Around to Die

by Christoph Dettmeier
     
 
Christoph Dettmeier (born 1966) can find a Wild West prairie in Detroit, Berlin or anywhere that an industrial wasteland can stand in for a ghost town. In photographs, collages, sculptures and video backdrops for his performance "Die Stunde des Cowboys" ("The Cowboy Hour"), the artist's depictions of these non-locations make them look surrealistic and picturesque, and

Overview

Christoph Dettmeier (born 1966) can find a Wild West prairie in Detroit, Berlin or anywhere that an industrial wasteland can stand in for a ghost town. In photographs, collages, sculptures and video backdrops for his performance "Die Stunde des Cowboys" ("The Cowboy Hour"), the artist's depictions of these non-locations make them look surrealistic and picturesque, and his "country karaoke shows" further heighten this effect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783775725569
Publisher:
Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH & Co KG
Publication date:
05/31/2010
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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