Where the Beast is Buried

Where the Beast is Buried

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WHERE THE BEAST IS BURIED is the first English-language book about Joanna Rajkowska and her unique practice of work in public space, in extremely diverse cultures and geographies: from Konya in Anatolia, through Warsaw and Berlin up to Curitiba in Brazil. A collection of stories, essays, interviews and images covers her best-known projects. The most intimate insight into them offer her own stories, which form a dramatic enquiry into both the personal and the conceptual roots of her work.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 140 x 221 x 18mm | 356g
  • New Alresford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1782791221
  • 9781782791225
  • 930,054

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Joanna Rajkowska explores urban spaces and experiential stories. Her concern is with the regeneration of 'atrophied' public spaces and their political and social histories. Rajkowska's art offers new ways of experiencing space and sociality, whether in Berlin, Warsaw, the West Bank, Turkey, Peterborough, London or Copenhagen. She is one of the most significant women creating public art in today's art world. -- Maggie Humm, Professor Emeritus, University of East London
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About Joanna Rajkowska

Joanna Rajkowska is a Polish artist based in London, working mostly in public space. She produces objects, architectural projects, geological phantasies, excavation sites and ephemeral actions that are essential parts of her widely discussed public projects.
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