We’ll Get There Fast and Then We’ll Take it Slow : Kotama Bouabane

Timmins, Leila. We’ll Get There Fast and Then We’ll Take it Slow : Kotama Bouabane. Toronto, Ont.: Gallery 44, 2016.

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Abstract (English)

"We’ll get there fast and then we’ll take it slow is a new body of work by Kotama Bouabane that explores how images are constructed, deconstructed and materialized through an experimental ethnographic approach. The exhibition builds from an image of artfully arranged coconuts from a 1970’s Kodak manual on colour correcting, which suggestively pictures the coconuts cracked open as drinking vessels. For Bouabane the dramatic presentation of the image within the banal technical manual demonstrates photography’s complacency in the exoticisation and commodification of its subject, with the coconut becoming shorthand for exotic travel locals, leisure and luxury." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Brochures, booklets, leaflets, pamphlets ; Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Timmins, Leila (Author)
Dossier: 410 - BOUABANE, KOTAMA
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: Gallery 44
Artists: Bouabane, Kotama
Critics / Curators / Historians: Timmins, Leila
Event Title: We’ll Get There Fast and Then We’ll Take it Slow : Kotama Bouabane
Type: Exhibition
Location: Gallery 44 (Toronto, Ont.)
Dates: 29 Apr. - 28 May 2016
Keywords: PHOTOGRAPHY; ETHNOGRAPHY; TRAVEL
Copyright Statement: Gallery 44
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Includes biographical notes.
Includes an interview with the artist.

Deposited by: Contractuel JCT
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 14:09
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017 17:38
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/28561
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