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En lys sommers usigelige smerte
Suppose a Room
Livre d'images sans images
Penelope sleeps
It could be that the saddest thing
     is not knowing that one is sad
Music For Lectures/ Every word
     was once an animal
oslo
I can’t quite place it
We to be
No Title
Black
Time has fallen asleep in
     the afternoon sunshine
every now and then
or else nobody will know
Opening
Time will show (detail)
Private collection
 
OTHER MEDIA
Titled
Faits divers
coffee & cigarette
Sketches
Artist in Residence
The way/ you move
Light Shade Shade
Stills
 
ARTIST'S BOOKS
Livre d’images sans images
one continuous line or a thought
     that dissolves into the distance
Not Not Nothing
Time has fallen asleep in
     the afternoon sunshine
Afternoon Editions
Objects 2002 - 2015
We to be
Black
every now and then
Opening
Time will show (detail)
 
PUBLISHING HOUSE
Varamo Press
 


Livre d’images sans images

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Livre d’images sans images by Mette Edvardsen & Iben Edvardsen borrows its title from a book by H.C. Andersen, also referred to as The Moon Chronicler. The book follows a conversation between a painter and the Moon, where the Moon describes to the painter what she sees on her journey around the world every evening, telling the painter to paint what she describes. “This conversation, as in the now obsolete meaning of the word (‘a place where one lives or dwells’), was the starting point for our work. Using the weather report as dramaturgy, (‘the moon did not show up every evening, sometimes a cloud came in between’), we have created and collected materials from our conversations in the form of recordings, text, voice, drawings, references, found images, loose connections, inspirations and imaginations, in the order they came to us. They are at the same time sources and traces, material and support for new imaginations or events to come.” The work consists of three different media: vinyl, paper and live performance.


  one side      (19:02)
chose étrange
bat piece
drawing
before Edison
between
on the second floor
list of images

  other side      (16:28)
other room


Mette Edvardsen & Iben Edvardsen
Livre d’images sans images

recorded and edited by Mette Edvardsen & Iben Edvardsen
handwriting (cover) Mette Edvardsen
drawing (sticker) Iben Edvardsen
graphic design (inside material) Michaël Bussaer
artwork by Xing
edited and mixed by Tobia Bandini, Pasquale Savignano
mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi
supported by Norsk Kulturråd
co-published by Varamo Press www.varamopress.org
released by Xing in an edition of 300 copies
XONG collection XX10 (2023) www.xing.it


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