CALLE~Sophie – La Visite Guidee*
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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