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Bestiarium Continuatio

Artist creator: Ines von Ketelhodt
Categories: Bookwork / Letterpress Books, Offset Books, Photobooks, Poetry/Proses/Text Works

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Reference no.:L/Ket.I/16.00 Place/Shelf:4sthCL

Book title: Bestiarium Continuatio
Year made: 2016
Place made: Germany
Original: Yes
(No. in Edition)
Dimensions: 190 x 290
Binder: bound by I von Ketelhodt
Physical description: hard cover cloth case binding
Medium: photographs, text
Further information:
Ich bin Baltanders /
ich erschrack zwar hefftig /
doch erholte ich mich
gleich widerumb / und sagte /
ich sihe wol daß du bald
anders bist; dann erst warestu
ein todter Stein / jetzt aber
bist du ein bewegicher Leib /
wer bist du aber sonst /
der Teuffel oder sein Mutter?

"This book contains photographs of stuffed animals and dioramas in the American Museum of Natural History (NYC) and Museum Wiesbaden as well as a passage from the ninth chapter of Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen's 'Continuatio des abentheurlichen Simplicissimi' (1669), about the changeable mythical figure 'Soonchanged'. The animal images cover a double spread with one half of the animal on the verso and the other half on the recto. When the page is turned, it produces a new combination with the next animal – a hybrid creature..." Ines von Ketelhodt

Artist creator: Ines von Ketelhodt

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IMAGES: Bestiarium Continuatio

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