Joachim Koester

Bringing Something Back

Danish artist Joachim Koester’s new book, Bringing Something Back, centres on a series of “meditation tapes”. The “tapes” explored the various twilight zones between waking and sleeping, and what can be brought back from such semi-darkened mental states in an exhibition context.

Operating on the one hand as a catalogue, the book also sets out to expand this exploration in its own right.

A visual essay, compiled by art historian, writer and curator Yann Chateigné, runs through the book and combines Koester’s own works with a selection of archival pictures that visually extends the discourse of the “tapes”, texts and artworks.

Features an interview with an interview between Yann Chateigné and Joachim Koester.

Exhibition at Bergen Kunsthall 26. January 2018 — 

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