Josse Pyl: I Think and I Think I’ve Thought a Thought

Roma, 2021


‘i THINK and I think i’ve THOUGHT a thought’ collects the various components of Pyl’s practice from 2014 to 2021 in one publication by making use of the frottage technique. Working with pencil and paper, Belgian artist Jossa Pyl (b. 1991) has inscribed each page with elements taken from different works. From these fragments, when they are taken together, a new vocabulary can be assembled: a collection of semantic artifacts rendered in binary patterns of light and shadow, negative and positive, and in no gradated or hierarchical order. The images that can be composed from these fractured parts are revealed only gradually as they superimpose upon each other, conjuring new associations, new ways of reading, with each turn of the page.


ISBN: 9789464460018

240 pagina's, illustraties in kleur & z/w, 30 x 21 cm, paperback, Engels