Index Cixous: Cix Pax
By: Roni Horn (author)Paperback
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Inspired by the philosopher and writer Helene Cixous, which whom the photographer and artist Roni Horn has collaborated before, "Index Cixous" questions the nature of language in its most fundamental sense and proposes a version--one without words, but which can be read as any other. Both Horn and Cixous are concerned with communication wrought out of material space. Cixous writes about women's language arising from the female body, and she argues for a new language, one not in thrall to patriarchy but that acknowledges the life-giving force and history of the feminine.
Roni Horn was born in New York where she continues to live and work. Recent solo exhibitions of her work include the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Fundacao Serralves, Porto; Fotomuseum Winterthur and Centre Pompidou, Paris. Her recent publications, Dictionary of Water, This is Me, This is You, Cabinet of, If on a Winter's Night..., Her, Her, Her, & Her, and Wonderwater (Alice Offshore) have all been published by Steidl
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