FAUNA – Joan Fontcuberta / Pere Formiguera (signed)


Mimesis Edizioni, 2023
Hardcover, 17 x 24 cm
128 pages, b/w photographs
Italian text


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When in 1980, in a dusty basement, Joan Fontcuberta and Pere Formiguera unearthed the long-lost archives of German zoologist Peter Ameisenhaufen, they could not have imagined the extraordinary content they would reveal: incredible and unknown animals, all described in detail and photographed, were revealed to their eyes between the ruined pages of the folders.
Dr Ameisenhaufen had proved the existence of these animals with evidence that included detailed field notes, X-rays and photographs of the specimens both in their natural habitats and in the laboratory.

Fauna, an amusing and witty reflection on the legitimacy of photography in the representation of reality, is the volume presenting these exceptional sources for the first time in an Italian edition.

Produced on the occasion of the exhibition Fauna at Kosmos, the Natural History Museum of the University of Pavia, this volume contains two previously unpublished works, created especially for the exhibition.

The volume will be available for purchase exclusively on the Micamera website only until the day of its presentation (6 October), it will then be available again from January 2024.

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Weight 1 kg


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