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Joan Fontcuberta: Landscapes Without Memory

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Geoffrey Batchen and Joan Fontcuberta

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Hardback | Dec 2005 | #156031 | ISBN: 1931788790
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One of Spain's most prominent and innovative artists, Joan Fontcuberta is best known for exploring the interstices between art, science, and illusion. Where science reaches its limits in his works, the imagination frequently finds a creative space in which to flourish. In Landscapes without Memory, Fontcuberta has co-opted a piece of computer software originally designed for military or scientific use in rendering three-dimensional images of landscapes. The software enables the user to build photo-realistic models based on information scanned from two-dimensional sources – usually satellite surveys or cartographic data. The result gives the user the illusion of navigating in three dimensions which had previously been visualized only as a flat image.


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