Fiona Tan Best Verzorgde Boeken
Each year, The Best Dutch Book Designs Foundation celebrates the best of graphic design within the field. A total of 33 books that stand out strongly in their design, commissioning, lithography, printing and binding are selected by an independent jury.
The nai010 publication Fiona Tan is one of 33 selected projects. Thanks to the extraordinary design by Joseph Plateau in collaboration with the artist, the book bears the character of a sketchbook, with texts and notes. As such, it offers a valuable glimpse into Tan's vision and working methods. The works are richly illustrated with installation photos, film stills, and behind-the-scenes photographs. The book is printed and bound by Wilco Art Books, a renowned printing company known for its high quality and craftsmanship. Wilco Art Books has years of experience in printing art books is responsible for several beautiful nai010 publications.
About the book
Fiona Tan - Mountains and Molehills accomponies the exhibition in Eye and focuses on her works Gray Glass (2020), Inventory (2012) and Footsteps (2022). Hanneke Grootenboer reflects on the way in which looking, thinking and time converge in Tan's work. In doing so, she places the oeuvre in a broad historical and philosophical context of visual culture. In an interview with Dana Linssen, Tan provides insight into her creative process and shares thoughts on exhibiting her work.