Tonus~Diego – ‘ The presedents’ Hammers’


Author:Lorenzo Benedetti, Marien van der Heijden, Dennis Bos, Adriaan van Veldhuizen, Zasha Colah, Jelle Bouwhuis, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, Yosuke Amemiya 雨宮 庸介, Callum May, Steven van Dissel, Isobel Williams, James E K Parker, Aaron Schuster, Daniel Stanford, Hugh Edmeades
Publishers:Roma Publications Amsterdam
Year: 2018
ISBN: 9789492811271
Roma Publication 330
Design: Dongyoung Lee, Roger Willems. 
Softcover and Plastic Flap, 24 × 17 cm304 pages, B/W and Colors, English
Condition: mint, new
Within his artistic practice, Diego Tonus focuses on reproduction as a tool of investigation to question control systems and power structures by transforming images, objects, and collective experiences, revealing their underlying structures of codification and normativity. This book deals with issues arising from the silence of the original gavels used by the heads of commissions of emancipatory and revolutionary groups. He investigated their controversial nature as objects belonging to socio-democratic groups, which in turn led to a detailed remaking of these peculiar objects through drawing, carving, and varnishing, to exhibit them for the first time outside the archive.

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