Künstlerbuch | Artists‘ book: Leandro Katz. Self Hipnosis (Vipers Tongue Books, New York 1975)

Altogether Leandro Katz published 15 artists‘ books, including Self Hipnosis of 1975, „which includes an almost mesmerizing repeated image that changes subtly, together with a text and quotations relating to Situationism.”[1]

„The photographs for this piece were taken in a period of thirty-six seconds during a trip to the island of Curacao, where Papiamento – a tropicalization of cold-weather languages – is spoken. There I read the work of Sylvanus G. Morley, whose obsession with the American past I swear made me scribble Mayan numerals in my sleep off the ground and into the night very possibly after a cabalistic formula to be used the next evening in the local roulette. […] “ (L.K.)

Leandro Katz_Self Hipnosis_1975_CoverKünstlerbuch | Artists‘ book: Leandro Katz. Self Hipnosis

  • Vipers Tongue Books, New York 1975
  • Softcover
  • 24 sheets, Black and White Ill.
  • 20 x 24 cm
  • out of stock

[1] Clive Phillpot, Booktrek. Selected Essays on Artists’ Books (1972-2010), Zürich 2013, p155.

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