Angelblood, Frédéric Post, Bruno Peinado, Saskia Olde Wolbers.
The construction of conservative models of interpretation always increases in times of political and economic instability. Oversimplified images and representations of the world are produced. «ANTI PURE» shows artistic practices that take firm positions. To be "anti-pure" is a way of life, not an attitude. To be "anti" doesn't mean feeding on the dialectics but being self-generated. Just try, even for an instant, to lift Art out of culture's "globalised" corporate soil where it is vegetating. French artist Bruno Peinado, for instance, claims that "my culture is the creolization, the mixing; the world is a clash of images. I aim at destroying purity." With texts by Francis McKee, Raimar Stange, Stefan Zweifel and an introduction by Gianni Jetzer.
22 x 15 cm, 130 pages, 40 colour pages, gilt edging, leather binding
JRP Editions 2003