A Sudden Drop

Jóhannsson, Sveinn Fannar

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A Sudden Drop features photographs of clothing found on streets in a central part of Oslo. The book is part of a larger body of work that includes cartographical material, sculptures and installations. The theme of these works – consumer consumption and decay in a specific geographical area – takes on a somewhat abstract and scientific tone. Jóhannsson’s photographic method follows up ideas he has explored in earlier publications: instrumentality is juxtaposed with temporality yet also infused with consumer aesthetics and technical misunderstandings. The booklet Eight and a Half Days, which documents what happens to the articles of clothing pictured in A Sudden Drop, is in some respects like a redundant insert; it can also be understood as a completing coda to the photographic book or as an independent work.”

Photographs of clothing found on the street and, in a separate booklet, photographs of clothing in wooden crates, with an essay by Stian Gabrielsen, soft cover, 29 x 21 cm, 184 not numbered pages, (insert: stapled, 27 x 19,5 cm, 14 not numbered pages), (Oslo 2015)