Unique (17 work / s)
Code 0537 1/3 Artist's book / Unique
Portrait of Luigi Bonotto
Three different versions:
1. Computer Version
245 x 81 x 60 cm. Signed
Three panels of industrial shelving supporting
an old computer printer and visual anagram
of Luigi on computer paper
Two red boxes containing paper and tape
recorded in "Sonore anagram of Luigi", 3b
2. Box Version
74 x 54 x 16.5 cm. Signed
Wood box containing serigraphy cardboard
with visual anagram of Luigi and
tape recorded in "Sonore anagram of Luigi"
3. Book Version
36 x 31 x 7 cm. Signed
Skin ring binder containing:
a. Visual anagram of Luigi
17 sheets each signed by the artist
b. Sound anagram of Luigi
Original tape recorder. Signed
Artist's voices reading the anagram
of "Portrait of L. Bonotto,
recorded 16. Feb. 1995 at
Turning Mill Studio, New York
Duration 16' 35".
c. Hand written explanations of the artist
"About the Portrait of Luigi Bonotto"
d. One sheet with artist's signature in the middle
e. Documentation photographic by Luigi
Colored photos, various sizes
"...which is to play a recording of myself
reading the text, so that the viewer can hear how
the words and sounds come together
into a unified and intermedial whole of sight,
sound and sense" (D.H.)
Exh.: 1995, Bassano del Grappa ; 2012, Treviso (#1).
Bibl.: "Fluxus nel Veneto", exhibition catalogue, Museo Biblioteca Archivio, Bassano del Grappa, 1995 ; "Fluxus Jubileum", exhibition catalogue, Treviso 2012, p. 58.