Weiner, Lawrence – Ducks on a Pond (Towards a theatrical engagement)*


Author: Lawrence Weiner
Publisher: Imschoot, Uitgevers, Gent
Year: 1988
ISBN: 90-72191-02-1.

Softcover, 56 pages, English, 1000 unnumbered copies
Condition:very good
This book demonstrates Weiner's theory of allegory. The ship motif sets the tone for a voyage that is a metaphor for the act of reading.'
The full title of the book is 'The travel of Margaret-Mary (in search of a suitable mise-en-scene) Ducks on a pond'.
Ducks on a Pond contains several layers, first of all, three works are presented in the book :
  • 562 : The boulders on top rent & split
  • 563 : Water over the side
  • 564 : High out of water
Further there is a discourse on theater/film and the function of the actor, a country-and-western song, the repeated picture of a ship, photographs of film productions seen from the perspective of someone standing behind the scenes, and a collage of drawings of sums with cropped maps of certain island regions.

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