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Johan Grimonprez

HE MISTOOK THE GROUNDLIGHTS FOR STARS AND ASKED WHY THE AIRPLANE WAS FLYING UPSIDE DOWN

12 February - 23 March 2011
Artist's Reception and Book Signing: Saturday, 19 February, 6 - 8p

PRESS RELEASE

TEXT by Leigh Markopoulos

ON ZAPPING: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS AND THE COMMERCIAL BREAK by Johan Grimonprez


Installation view


Installation view


Installation view


Installation view


Installation view


Installation view

I Am Not Sure Which of Us It Is…, 2009
C-print, archival tape, printed paper, lamp
image: 13 x 25 inches

The Unforgettable 25 cent Coin, 2007
Pen on paper, post-it, lamp
image: 12 x 12 inches

The Unforgettable 25 cent Coin, (detail) 2007
pen on paper, post-it, lamp
image: 12 x 12 inches

'Show me your belly button,' he said., 2009
Pen on C-print, pen, marker, archival tape, printed paper, marker on wall, lamp
image: 34 x 31 inches

None Are So Blind, 2009
Pen on printed paper, C-print, marker, archival tape, lamp
image: 33 x 43 inches

It's Raining Umbrellas, 2009
Ink and aquarelle on paper, lamp
image: 11 x 16 in

Is She a He or a She, 2007
Pen on C-print
13 x 17 in

That day it was thrice Monday…, 2009
Post-it, pen on printed paper, gouache, ink, lamp
25 x 16.5 inches

He's always there, isn't he? , 2007
Pen, ink, aquarelle on printed paper, post-it
framed piece: 25 x 16.5 inches, post-it: 4x 4 inches

The Birds, 2005
C-print, lamp
image: 24 x 33 inches

I'm not Hitchcock, 2009
Pen, ink, aquarelle on printed paper
10 x 8 inches

Saddam Hussein Lookalike, 2007
Pen on photography paper
9.75 x 13 inches

Footsteps, 2007
Pen and ink on paper, lamp
12.5 x 12.5 inches

That day it was twice Monday…, 2007
Pen, ink and gouache on paper
14 x 19 inches

Au Chien Qui Fume, 2009
Ink, aquarelle and pen on paper, lamp, collage
28 x 32 inches