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by Julian Heynen,Brigitte Koelle,Gregor Schneider

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ISBN:
3865602169
Author:
Julian Heynen,Brigitte Koelle,Gregor Schneider
Category:
Photography & Video
Language:
English
Publisher:
Walther König, Köln; Bilingual edition (July 1, 2007)
Pages:
132 pages
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1723 kb
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1239 kb
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1195 kb
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Julian Heynen, Brigitte Kölle. White" or "clean" torture aims to destroy a person's psyche without leaving any demonstrable traces. Going off images from the .

Julian Heynen, Brigitte Kölle. prison camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, Gregor Schnieder here creates interrogation-room and cell-like spaces and inserts them into existing museum architecture.

Gregor Schneider (born 1969 in Rheydt) is a German artist. His projects have proven controversial and provoked intense discussions

Gregor Schneider (born 1969 in Rheydt) is a German artist. His projects have proven controversial and provoked intense discussions. In 2001, he was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale for his infamous work Totes Haus u r exhibited at the German Pavilion.

Weisse Folter : Gregor Schneider. Gregor Schneider, Julian Heynen, Brigitte Kölle, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen. Es geht voran : Kunst der 80er : eine Düsseldorfer Perspektive. Brigitte Kölle, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen.

German artist Gregor Schneider based his room design of "Weiße Folter" (lit. German for White torture) on this idea. The film White (Lavan in Hebrew, 2011) directed by Israeli director Guilhad Emilio Schenker is based on testimonies about the "White torture" in Iran. The film participated at more than 70 film festivals around the world, won 12 international prizes and was broadcast in 10 countries. The Brave (TV series) Episode 10 "Desperate Measures" January 8, 2018

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Schneider’s expert staging elevated the work beyond being a ghostly theme-park attraction. The world we live in isn’t so very different to 'Weisse Folter', it’s just that here the signs and consumption-driven comfort zones have been removed.

This book guides the reader through two walk-in sculptures whose rooms have been doubled or duplicated via mirrors and doors.

For the psychological hell that was White Torture, made in 2007 and inspired by photographs of Guantanamo.

Through creaking doors stained with rust into a warren of musty rooms, viewers are propelled into an underworld of dank cellars and grimy cement floors. Although Schneider would argue (possibly disingenuously) that any associations we make concerning his art are constructed from our own ghoulish imaginations. It is difficult for us to know why Schneider decided to transform his childhood house into such a charnel. For the psychological hell that was White Torture, made in 2007 and inspired by photographs of Guantanamo.

"White" or "clean" torture aims to destroy a person's psyche without leaving any demonstrable traces. Going off images from the U.S. prison camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, Gregor Schnieder here creates interrogation-room and cell-like spaces and inserts them into existing museum architecture.