A place that exists only in moonlight by Katie Paterson (limited edition hardback)
A place that exists only in moonlight is a beautiful small limited edition art book which contains a series of text based artworks by Katie Paterson. Comprising over one hundred short texts, each concerns the landscape, the universe, or an expanded sense of earthly and geological time. These poetic phrases take shape in the mind of whoever reads the words, and so become an expression of the idea itself.
The cover is printed with cosmic dust; a mixture of moondust, dust from Mars, shooting stars, ancient meteorites and asteroids.
Published to accompany the exhibition, Katie Paterson & JMW Turner: A place that exists only in moonlight at Turner Contemporary, Margate (26 January – 6 May 2019). The largest UK exhibition of Paterson’s to date, paired with a group of works by 19th century British romantic painter, JMW Turner.
Katie Paterson (born 1981, Scotland) is widely regarded as one of the leading artists of her generation. Collaborating with scientists and researchers across the world, Paterson’s projects consider our place on Earth in the context of geological time and change. Her artworks make use of sophisticated technologies and specialist expertise to stage intimate, poetic and philosophical engagements between people and their natural environment.
15 x 13 cm
Katie Paterson, Design: Fraser Muggeridge Studio