<html> <head> <title> Guy Knigstein | Excavations </title> </head> <body> <div align="center"> <p style="font-family:tahoma; font-size:13px; color:grey"> <br/> <a style="text-decoration:none; color:grey" href="http://www.guykoenigstein.com"> home </a> | <a style="text-decoration:none; color:grey" href="http://www.guykoenigstein.com/projects.html"> projects </a> | <a style="text-decoration:none; color:grey" href="http://www.guykoenigstein.com/info.html"> info </a> </p> <br/><br/> <p style="font-family:tahoma; font-size:15px; color:black"> Excavations </p> <p style="font-family:tahoma; font-size:12px; color:grey"> July 2013 - February 2014 </p> <br/> <p style="font-family:tahoma; font-size:12px; color:black"> The <i>Institute for Research and Documentation of the Erased History</i> provides its tools for alternative excavations. </br></br></br> <img width="565" height="378" alt="Excavations" src="excavation-tools.jpg"/> </br></br></br> These speculative objects depart from the archaeological ranging poles, but abandon familiar norms and </br> traditional scale-systems with their flexibility, softness and varying shapes. </br></br></br> <img width="144" height="200" alt="Excavations" src="excavation03.jpg"/> <img width="144" height="200" alt="Excavations" src="excavation01.jpg"/> <img width="144" height="200" alt="Excavations" src="excavation02.jpg"/> <img width="144" height="200" alt="Excavations" src="excavation04.jpg"/> <img width="144" height="200" alt="Excavations" src="excavation05.jpg"/> </br></br></br> Handed out at the entrance of an <i>exhibition</i> space they thus transform it into an <i>excavation</i> site, inviting </br> visitors to observe the space and its objects, compare, contemplate and mark personal spots of interests. </br></br></br> <img width="280" height="420" alt="Excavations" src="excavation06.jpg"/> <img width="280" height="420" alt="Excavations" src="excavation07.jpg"/> </br></br> <img width="565" height="378" alt="Excavations" src="excavation08.jpg"/> </br></br> <p> <p style="font-family:tahoma; font-size:11px; color:grey"> Photos were taken during excavations at:</br> <i>Pink Moon</i>, wall paintings by Jan van der Ploeg, 2013, New Art Space Amsterdam</br> <i>The Prehistory of the Image</i>, Artefact Festival, 2014, STUK Leuven</br></br> </p> </div> </body> </html>