Dieter Roth

Ur-Tränenmeer

Edizioni Periferia, Lucerne, 2010
archival box, 265 x 355 x 40 mm
Content: Dieter Roth, Tears in Lucerne (2010) · Dieter Roth, Advertisements 1971/1972 (2009) · Engler sees Roth #3, audio collage (2010) · 18 facsimiles from the archives of Erica Ebinger · Luzerner Anzeiger (03.1.2010) · exhibition poster Kunsthalle Lucerne (2011)
ISBN 978-3-907474-81-5

Dieter Roth’s small ads’ project in Lucerne, a striking and central work combining words and images, comprising five books in the Tränenmeer (Sea of Tears) series and the book object Der Tränensee (The Lake of Tears), is presented through this box. Background information on how the work came about, facsimiles of documents and manuscripts on the series of small ads and on a fascinating friendship, images of all ads with an English translation, an audio collage and even an historical original newspaper, the Anzeiger der Stadt Luzern (with the special edition).