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148 pages 
21 x 28 cm
Bound and sewn book
Text by Pascale Marthine Tayou
Language : French / English
ISBN 979-10-90490-61-1

« The material was all found by me on journey to instill a soul in myself and back. » 
Pascale Marthine Tayou

In the exhibition and studio of Pascale Marthine Tayou maintains a host of works, materials and worlds : drawings, images, installations, videos, collages, texts… The artist plays with daily objects, recycle les rebuts et the first materials, which come from Africa and Europe. His work His work testifies to the truth the nomadic life. The artist also explores the themes of voyage and migration: cultural identity, economy, modernization, and the permeabillity of frontiers. This very colorful book, which resembles an album of childish art, was created for a project intended to create a narrative of images articulating the interior of each of the major works of Pascale Marthine Tayou. Stretching a thread from one work to another, he revels in their proximity – their complicity – in their same intense poetic and technological force. He proposes a voyage of reverance for the West and Africa, Pacale Marthine Tayou se fait conteur. Woven between the images, the texts the notes, the history of the artist and his creations. 

« For this project and these works, it is his life and memoire, where the statue Bamileke, the history of Occidental art, pop art and contemporary practices of assemblage, dans laquelle il excelle depuis longtemps. Whatever the scale of the work, environnemental or statuesque, the history of colonialism is registered, as well as pritivism and its ambiguities and naturally, that of the expansion of the most destructive occidental stereotypes, the genres of Walt Disney et Hollywood, for television and for films . » Philippe Dagen, « Acculturation according to Pascale Marthine Tayou », Le Monde, 26.10.2012

For this limited edition, a book of compositiona dn multiple artist proofs. 

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