Steidl Spring/Summer 2017 by Steidl GmbH & Co. OHG

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p revious ly announced mikael olsson was born in 1969 in lerum and is based in stockholm sweden he studied photography at the university of gothenburg in his previous work södrakull frösakull steidl 2011 he portrays the relationship between man nature and architecture in a series of images that invoke questions concerning memory space time and structures in addition to solo exhibitions including those at the hasselblad center gothenburg galerie nordenhake berlin/stockholm and arthur ross gallery columbia university new york city olsson has lectured at eth zürich in on auf the swedish artist mikael olsson undertakes a photographic interpretation of the swiss architects herzog de meuron’s and the chinese artist ai weiwei’s temporary pavilion at the serpentine gallery in london by investigating the traces of their creative processes in their archives, and exploring the relation between the structure and its various contexts olsson creates images that follow and go beyond the object—a visual narrative uncovering issues of memory identity and perception the book includes an essay by author péter nádas entitled loaned landscapes borrowed objects the space of the image and the image 
of space in mikael olsson’s photography in his images mikael olsson is fascinated by the tension between visual constituents and visual conventions the reality of perception and the reality of vision of the concrete and the abstract péter nádas mikael olsson on auf text by péter nádas book design by mikael olsson with mattias sjöstedt 84 pages 10.2 × 13 in 26 × 33 cm 31 color and black-and-white photographs four-color process clothbound hardcover with a french-fold dust jacket € 75.00 £ 65.00 us 85.00 isbn 978-3-95829-196-6 110 111