S1.140 : Dinu Li, Bohemia (Czechoslovakia, 1997)

Bibliographic Record

Title and Statement of Responsiblity

Bohemia / Design: alan@axis.zen.co.uk; Print: Jackson Wilson

Summarization of Content

Exhibition catalogue for 'Behemia' by Dinu LI held at the View Point Gallery in Salford in 1997, featuring photographs created by the artist whilst living for two years in Czechoslovakia with a Czech family.

Dinu Li presents us with a document of a Czech family juxtaposed with photographs from their own family album. This work is highly selective, honing in on a few key motifs, such as rituals of harvesting, cooking and pickling, and most importantly, Li's rendering of time. His own photographs cause a dialogue to take place between the two timeframes, sometimes poignant, sometimes funny. Li achieves an absorbing piece of work that bypasses the frenetic chaos that our cameras lead to, to escape disconnection, and to bring a calm sanity to this family's images.

Edition Statement:

[1st edition]

Publication/Production/Distribution Information

Salford, United Kingdom : Viewpoint Photography Gallery , 1997

Identifier for Manifestation

ISBN 0-901952-67-2

Extent

28 pages 16 photographs (27.7cm x 21cm x 0.4cm)

Content Form and Media Type

text , still image : unmediated

Classification Scheme

CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by nationExhibitions - United Kingdom
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureSolo exhibitions
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by dateExhibitions: 1990-1999

Access and Use

Access status

Open

Conditions on Access

The physical publication is available for research purposes in the CFCCA search room by appointment. Items in our library collection are not available for external loans.

Related Content

Related People and Organisations

Li, Dinu, artist (is related to)
Viewpoint Photography Gallery (has publisher)

Related places

United Kingdom ()
Salford (is related to)

Related Terms

exhibition catalogues (is related to)
text (is related to)
still images (is related to)
English (is related to)
Latin (is related to)
Photographs (is related to)
unmediated (is related to)
books (is related to)
Czech (has or had language)
monochrome (has colour content)
Open (has access status)

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