Racial Makeup

  • Title: Racial Makeup
  • Author: Julião Sarmento
  • Publisher: CCA Kitakyshu / Korinsha Press & CO
  • Dimensions: 21X15 cm 8,27X5,91 in.
  • Number of Pages: 82 pages
  • Edition: 100 copies numbered and signed by the artist.
  • Publishing Date: 1997
  • Place: Kitakyshu, Japan.
  • Dep. Legal / ISBN: n.a. ; 4-7713-3403-x c0072
  • Media: offset, colour, on folded rice paper. Japanese binding, sewed with brown tread, spine corners protected with fabric. The book is protected with a cardboard covering.
  • Synopsis: Racial Makeup simulates a notebook or a travel diary. The pages contain collages from newspaper ads and pictures, shopping labels, Polaroids, photos from several different places and streets. Every page has the fragment of a text written in Japanese and English.
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  • Notes and Collections: Racial Makeup is available at: - Serralves Foundation Library, Porto; Gulbenkian Foundation Library, Lisbon, Portugal. - FRAC Bretagne, Rennes; Kandinsky Library and the French National Library, Paris, France. - Tate Archive, London, UK. - MACBA, Barcelona, Spain. - Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington; Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, Chicago, USA. - Rijksakademie Vanbbeeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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