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BERTY

HKD$200

HKD$200
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Product Description

BERTY is a collaboration between artist Angela Su and writer Mary Lee, with postscript by Nadim Abbas.

Revolving around the theme of body/machine relationship, BERTY and the adjunct exhibition attempt to answer some of the questions that arise from the body and machine dualism/dichotomy: Is the machine an extension of the body (prosthetics, assembly line)? Or is the body, that consumes and as a consumable artifact, an extension of the machine? Merging various writing styles and genres, graphics and images, scribbles and illustrations, BERTY is a piece of conceptual writing engaged in the discourses of body and machine interrelation.

A literary collage exploring the complex relationships between the machine and the human body, BERTY brings its readers through a fantastical journey through classic texts on the machine and the human condition. By presenting the novella as a centrepiece of the exhibition, BERTY not only provides a key to understanding Angela’s works in the exhibition, but is also an experiment to blur the boundary between visual art and literature.

  • Publisher
    Angela Su, Nov 2013
    Binding
    Soft back, 192 pages
    Dimensions
    12.5 x 19 x 1.5 cm
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    978-988-12778-0-0