juniperus communis

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executed: 2014
classification: multiples
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technique/material: juniper berries, cardboard, text
a package filled with juniper berries. herman de vries made a floorwork of juniper berries in his exhibition 'no thing' at De Ketelfactory in Schiedam. This art centre was a former distillery of Dutch Jenever. The juniper berry, once chosen for its alleged medicinal effects, is used in the production of the traditional Dutch jenever
dimensions: 15.2 × 10.7 × 0.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: [numbered on the reverse of the box (pencil)] * / 219
edition: edition in two parts (the other part is 'die wiese | the meadow') by herman de vries in an edition of 219 copies
publishers Peter Foolen Editions and De Ketelfactory, Schiedam; printed by Lecturis, Eindhoven
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comment: the edition is published on the occasion of the exhibition herman de vries – books & editions at the Small Publishers' Fair, London, curated by Peter Foolen and the exhibition 'herman de vries – no thing', at De Ketelfactory, Schiedam, 20 September 2014 – 18 January 2015
photo/scan: courtesy Peter Foolen, Eindhoven (2014)
rights & reproduction: herman de vries