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Le Travail
Susanne Bürner

Le Travail, Susanne Bürner

Le Travail, Susanne BürnerLe Travail
Susanne Bürner
Monroe Books


Softcover (concertina)
Edition of 750
24 pages
105 × 75 mm
ISBN 978290996431


Two leporellos around the river Isère in France as a former place of labour. The leporello form refers to tourist souvenirs from the 50s and 60s and is at odds with the photographs of sites of labour. It was realised within a commission of the Nouveaux Commanditaires, proposed by the Fondation de France and it is part of the project “Paysage Industriel” of the French National Parks.

About the Artist
Susanne Bürner is a German artist who creates photographs, films and conceptual books. Her works bring about notions which are associated with the very possibility of artistic expression; fleeting, but strongly culturally embedded categories such as atmosphere, mood, emptiness. In her art she often refers to the classical period in the history of cinema and photography. She pursuits a kind of psychoanalysis of the image. Not the event as such but its absence organises the visuality of her works; the absence is accompanied by expectation, projection, speculation. The artist lives and works in Berlin. Her works have been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums worldwide, including London, Prague, Berlin and Paris.

About the Publisher
Monroe Books is a Berlin-based publisher for artist books and  books on contemporary art and music.