A Contingent Object of Research: The Bridge Project
Do Ho Suh
Edited by Yasmeen M. Siddiqui
Designed by Common Name
2010, Storefront Books
A Contingent Object of Research: The Bridge Project includes a range of critical essays about Do Ho Suh’s work along with images from their exhibition at Storefront.The book’s premise is to document and theorize this first iteration of Do Ho Suh’s more than ten-year long investigation into the mechanics and meaning of an inhabitable bridge spanning from Seoul to New York. This book was conceived and commissioned in parallel to organizing the presentation of The Bridge Project at Storefront in 2010.
Hardcover: 96 pages
9 x 0.5 x 9.25 inches
Do Ho Suh is well known for his post-minimalist sculptural works that tackle questions about notions of home, place, site, and memory. His experience of transcultural displacement motivates his ongoing inquiry into the ways we conceive of and build our concept of home.
Yasmeen M. Siddiqui is an independent critic and curator. A former member of Storefront’s curatorial staff, Siddiqui completed an MA at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. Her most recent project was at the Americas Society featuring a mini-retrospective of Miami-based Cuban artist Consuelo Castañeda.
This publication was made possible by major lead support by Yun Jie Chung, and the generous support of The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and Lehmann Maupin Gallery.
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