CALLE~Sophie – La Visite Guidee*(sold)


Author: Calle, Sophie - Groot, Elbrig de; Karel Schampers
Artist: Sophie Calle
Publisher: Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
Year: 1996
ISBN: 90-6918-1584

Hardcover, 17,3 x 25,2 cm., 48 pp. 21 color plates;  Dutch, English and French, audio CD inside the back cover with Music: Laurie Anderson. Photography: Jannes Linders.  Edition of 1500 copies. 
Condition: Fine copy

Exhibition catalogue / artists' book with Audio CD published in conjunction with show held March 27 - May 29, 1994. Book consisting of color image of items from Calle's life / art pair with artists' texts accompanied by an Audio CD on which Calle talks, in English, about the objects with music by Laurie Anderson. "In the Spring of 1994 a walkman offered visitors a guided tour of the museum a part of Sophie Calle's exhibition 'Absent', held from March 27 tot [sic] may 29, 1994. To the accompaniment of music by Laurie Anderson, the listener was lead past Calle's personal possessions, supplemented by autobiographical notes and scattered throughout the museum. We decided to preserve the temporary character of the arrangement by publishing a book of the objects and the accompanying texts. The companion CD re-enacts the tour for everyone." -- from book's preface.

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