Jack Banduch 'The Library of Alexandria'

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Jack Banduch 'The Library of Alexandria'

450.00

2017, C-type Print and Graphite on Paper, 15.7 x 25.1cm

" ... The ... Ancient Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world ... Arguably, this library is most famous for having been burned down resulting in the loss of many scrolls and books; its destruction has become a symbol for the loss of cultural knowledge ... the library was arguably one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world, but details about it are a mixture of history and legend ... Its main purpose was to show off the wealth of Egypt, with research as a lesser goal... "
      - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Alexandria

Banduch's work is concerned with post-truth agency, open-editable encyclopedic knowledge, disillusionment, and the sovereign individual.

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