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Last remaining copies (2 left) of the Collector’s Edition from the publication A Handful of Dust. Book + Fine Art-print: 29,7 cm x 21 cm, Edition of 97, unframed (signed and numbered verso) for 97,- Euro plus shipping. Order here.
»I just noticed […]: that, first and foremost, the heavens were an inquiry into man. Indeed, man is an inwards universe.«
This paradox became the leitmotiv to Florian Schwarz for his project A Handful of Dust, which, over a period of four years, accompanied a gigantic astronomical research project observatories in the most remote places in the world. The artist does not document, but insightfully links the distant view into the expanse of space with intimate views of the people and their lifeworlds in the surroundings of these institutes. A Handful of Dust is a deeply poetic voyage of discovery, meandering from the dusty ends of this world to the center of the universe, where our center is also situated—since we consist of 97% stardust.
Published by KERBER / August 2019 / 24 cm x 32 cm / Silkscreened Hardcover / 232 pages (605 images, color & b/w) / Design by Hans Gremmen, Amsterdam / Texts by Boris von Brauchitsch, Dr. Martin Dominik, Florian Schwarz, Arnold Stadler, Helena Vayhinger / ISBN: 978-3-7356-0591-7
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„Florian Schwarz: Das Dunkel zwischen den Sternen spreizt seine Flügel“ (‚Florian Schwarz: The dark between the stars spreads its wings‘) until September 15 at Kunstmuseum Singen, Germany.
Presentation of my new publication ‚A Handful of Dust‘ (Kerber, 232 pages, designed by Hans Gremmen, Amsterdam) on Thursday, August 15, at 7 pm at Kunstmuseum Singen.