AKACOCOLOPEZ

Haim Steinbach with Johanna Burton 14/09/12 Notes

Posted in Cocolicious by akacocolopez on September 16, 2012

Untitled (strainer, soap dispenser) 1A, 2009
plastic laminated wood shelf; enamel and steel strainer; plastic and resin soap dispenser
25-1/2 x 24-3/4 x 15-1/4 in. (64.8 x 62.9 x 38.7 cm)

want – need = desire

price of work + price of object

desire is an effect

not representations, but presentations

fragility of subjecthood

device

how the remainder is considered

commodity driven consumer

what is an edition?

what limits an edition

shelf -> device

poetry + the improbable

metonymy + metaphor

“yoda is the alter ego we hide behind our objects”

what is a signature?

reception

don’t have to see it, just know what it does

paradigms of entering a work

intuition->anthropology

craft

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