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BAPTISTE BROSSARD HELEN DOWLING SARA-LENA MAIERHOFER in black font on white cover, exhibition photographs down right side.

Ritual

Baptiste Brossard, Helen Dowling, Sara-Lena Maierhofer

Edited by Madeleine Frey

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  • Three up-and-coming artists explore the meaning of ritual in installations, films, and sculptures
  • A contemporary vision of how tradition, in the form of ritual, can be transformed and remain current
Full Description

Rituals shape our social relations and are highly significant in all cultures. They define communities and make transformation possible by conveying security and support. In this exhibition catalogue, three up and coming artists — Baptiste Brossard, Helen Dowling, and Sara-Lena Maierhofer — explore rituals in their various contemporary forms. Based on predominantly time-based media such as photography and video, their works exemplify the ephemeral and performative character of ritual acts. This book accompanies an exhibition of the same name at Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen (Germany), and imparts a critical perspective on this elementary social force. It illustrates that rituals are necessarily subject to change yet can also strengthen personal and societal resilience in the present day.

Text in English, German and French.

About the Author

Madeleine Frey is the Director of the Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen (Germany).

Specifications
Publisher
Arnoldsche Art Publishers
ISBN
9783897906525
Published
13th Jun 2022
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
UK, US, Eastern Europe, France, Benelux, Japan, South Korea, Africa, South America & Ireland exclusive. South Africa, N&M East non-exclusive
Size
270 mm x 200 mm
Pages
136 Pages
Illustrations
97 color
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