09.10.14

Susanne Kriemann - Ray

Susanne Kriemann, Van Eyck adviseur, stelt haar publicatie Ray voor op donderdag 9 oktober om 12.30 uur in het auditorium.

Over Ray: Susanne Kriemann examines a radioactive rock discovered in the Barringer Hill Mine in Llano, Texas, in the late 1800s. We see a photograph of a large rock (a single chunk of gadolinite), and then another image of a wall of rocks, signalling the importance of the threshold to Kriemann’s work. She focuses on the material and mystical limit of knowing and seeing – on how a narrative loops through archaeological layers without ever finding its source. Presently, the mine lies beneath a lake; its mirrored surface resembles the photographic lens, but the eye, ours and the rock’s, exists on both sides. Can a rock convey history? What does it mean to document what one cannot literally see?

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