Monochrom

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PublisherOnCurating.org2011
Ready to Print was a project conceived as an innovative format, a crossover between contemporary art, media and design. We asked thirteen artists with differing backgrounds and formal interests to produce PDF editions. Each of them produced a work consisting of 16 DIN A4 pages of paper which in most cases were assembled to form a single two-dimensional work in DIN A0 format. These contemporary editions are downloadable as PDFs at www.oncurating.org, issue 10. The editions are available to everyone in the world who has a computer, a printer, and tape at his or her disposal…
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monochrom is an Austrian art-technology-philosophy group active since 1993. Through the years, monochrom has collected Zeigerpointer images in the form of newspaper clippings, in an operation of media-cultural archaeology.Zeigerpointer is a term used to describe images used by printed media – especially local free magazines – to illustrate the aftermath of crimes and accidents where only the witness is left, showing emptiness. Instead of the object of the article, Zeigerpointerimages portray witnesses who point at the place where something happened.In the project The Wonderful World of Absence, a selection of these printed pictures has been painted in oil to be shown to the public. An ...

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