The action of covering up does not simply hide but it may also reveal. The contrast between the making of evident and veiling is rooted in an approach to what we know and the ways in which we know. The artist Jeannette Slütter speaks about this dispute, creating environments of oxymoronic displacement. In her work, surfaces and practices of veiling may not simply be an obstacle but it often becomes a method of questioning. In this sense, the surface becomes not only a space of superficiality and corruption but also a space for disputing the superficial and its meanings. Not simply a manner to dispute what the Real is but – most importantly – what makes the Real and when we encounter the Real.
Inside Contributor’s Box of Reflections, you’ll find a collection of eighty prints in three different sizes and one poster. Also available is a limited edition of twenty copies of the box, each including one signed and numbered print from our two cover stories. Signed by the photographer Magnus Magnusson, the C-prints come in the size 30 x 20 cm. Contributor’s Box of Reflections is a true collector’s item.
With invitations, catalogues and press releases, designers and fashion brands want to catch your attention for longer than a quick glance. Starting with print material from the early 80s and onwards, fashion scholar Marco Pecorari, has delved into this overlooked category of fashion objects for his doctoral dissertation entitled Fashion Remains: The Epistemic Potential of Fashion Ephemera. By Antonia Nessen