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JOCHEN LEMPERT »PHENOTYPE« – selected by SEBASTIAN ARTHUR HAU

»Jochen Lempert’s work has been growing steadily in importance over the years, refined in numerous smaller exhibitions and publications, side by side. phenotype is a publication the size of a monograph, recombining several research projects stemming from evolutionary biology, or to put it more directly: the apparition of things. One need not read the scientific text excerpts at the back to get involved, the sequences of black-and-white images are constructed in such a way that intuitively draws the reader in, addressing our intelligence and visual curiosity, and in no small part our love of beauty and structure. In fact, having shown the book to different photographers and artists, I was struck by how easily it worked on people with very different backgrounds and interests. Before choosing photography as his main medium, Jochen Lempert worked in a group with experimental film makers, and he has only discontinued his career in biology very recently. His precision, trust in intuition and experiment, make his work wonderful in my view, and the book is a modest yet elegant container for this.«

SEBASTIAN ARTHUR HAU
BOOKSELLER, CURATOR
PARIS

JOCHEN LEMPERT
»PHENOTYPE«
EDITED BY BRIGITTE KÖLLE
PUBLISHER: VERLAG DER BUCHHANDLUNG WALTHER KÖNIG, KÖLN 2013
TEXT: BRIGITTE KÖLLE, ROBERTO OHRT, FRÉDÉRIC PAUL,
DESIGN: EVA RIEKEHOF (2SEITEN)
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
FORMAT: ILLUSTRATED HARDCOVER, 28.0 × 20.4 CM, 340 PAGES
REPRODUCTIONS: 177 PLATES AND ILLUSTRATIONS, 17 INSTALLATION VIEWS (ALL B/W)
ISBN: 978-3-86335-153-3

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