being this joy experience unity

catalogue number: hdv 2014.081.1
date created: 2014
classification: editions & publications
work type: artist's publication, film/video work
medium: volume #8 of the series 'personal structures art projects (PSAP)' consisting of a green paper-covered cardboard box, containing a book: green cloth-covered boards with embossed title (hardcover), 244 pages with text and interview, followed by a series of coloured plates showing photographs of herman de vries with Karlyn de Jongh and Sarah Gold walking naked through the Steigerwald (photography Katharina Winterhalter) and a DVD housed in a cloth-covered cardboard holder with embossed title and accompanied; the video work on DVD shows one view in the Steigerwald from a position that remains unchanged throughout 27.52 min.; the box is also accompanied by an original dried flower/plant of the Steigerwald in folded handmade paper, all kept together in a green with embossed lettered cloth-covered cardboard cassette; in green box
dimensions: box 17.5 × 24 × 6.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: the deluxe edition is numbered (embossed) and signed (graphite pencil) on the first page
edition: © 2014 text by herman de vries, karlyn de jongh & sarah gold. photos by katharina winterhalter / concept by herman de vries, rene rietmeyer, karlyn de jongh & sarah gold / design by herman de vries, karlyn de jongh & sarah gold / printed and bound under the direction of andreas krüger, germany / production in coöperation with christien bakx / published by global art affairs foundation
edition 100 (standard) + 50 deluxe, numbered from 1/50 to 50/50, and 50 deluxe hors commerce, numbered from I to L; in addition 10 numbered artist proofs
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comment: previous projects: PSAP #1: Lawrence Weiner, PSAP #2: Hermann Nitsch, PSAP #03: Roman Opalka, PSAP #04: On Kawara, PSAP #5: Arnulf Rainer, PSAP #6Lee Ufan, PSAP #7: Ben Vautier
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2015 'Personal Structures', Palazzo Mora, Venice [group]
published references
interview Karlyn de Jongh and Sarah Gold, '28-30 july 2014. steigerwald, germany', in herman de vries. being this joy experience unity. Personal Structures Art Project #8 (Global Art Affairs Foundation : Leiden 2014) 11-23. Part of this interview was also published in Personal Structures. Crossing Borders (Global Art Affairs Foundation : Leiden 2015) [online available] and in 'The Creator does nothing. A Conversation with herman de vries', in Sculpture 35 (September 2016) nr. 7, 38-45.