Peggy Buth: Katalog / Desire in Representation

In the series “Desire in Representation” the artist Peggy Buth examines colonialist constructions of meaning and identity. Photographed and researched on the Musée royal d’Afrique Centrale in Tervuren, near Brussels. Developed in cooperation with the book designer and typographer Till Gathmann in 2008, the two-volume artist’s book, “Desire in Representation. Travelling through the Museum Royale (Part 1) / O My Kalulu! (Part (2)”. In the exhibition at the Württembergischen Kunstverein Peggy Buth translated this book work in a multi-media installation. Following the exhibition was the book “Katalog”, the spatial situations of the issue and shown there. 

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