Vital Mud - Hiske Altena

Hiske Altena | 2023 | Zachte kaft | Engels
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Beschrijving

With ‘Vital Mud’, Dutch artist Hiske Altena explores the theory that life on Earth once began in clay. In the 1980s, her uncle, now a retired geologist, found an unusual stone that rattled. Within this stone, he discovered organic-looking structures which he could not easily explain using existing geological theories. The so-called “clay hypothesis”, however, seemed to offer a better explanation. This is the basis on which Altena builds a collection of images intended to shift our perspective, prompting a re-examination of the evolution of early life forms and the capabilities of humans themselves. In the process, she reminds us that science is a continuous search for the unknown.

Specificaties

Door (auteur) Hiske Altena
Uitgeverij Idea Books B.V.
Genre Fotoboeken
Uitgave Zachte kaft
Aantal pagina's 144
Verschenen op 14-09-2023
ISBN / EAN 9789492051974
Taal Engels
Gewicht 644 g
Hoogte 305 mm
Breedte 218 mm
Dikte 14 mm