DIORAMA. THE INVENTION OF AN ILLUSION
In addition to the wide range of dioramas portrayed, the catalogue texts are unbelievably diverse. They range from the detailed analyses by Carl Akeley, the inventor of the dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History, to a letter by Anselm Kiefer to the curator and Donna Haraway’s famous text on the “teddy bear patriarchy”.
Edited by Katharina Dohm, Claire Garnier, Laurent Le Bon and Florence Ostende. With a preface by Philipp Demandt, a few words of introduction by Christian Strenger, an introduction by the editors and essays by writers such as Donna Haraway, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Anselm Kiefer, Petra Lange-Berndt and Kent Monkman. German edition, 350 pages, 320 illustrations, 26 x 21 cm (landscape format), softcover; Designed by ABM Studio; Snoeck Verlag, Cologne, ISBN 978-3-86442-226-3