Plant Volatiles
Jochen Lempert
Published by BQ, Berlin, 2016, 64 pages (b/w ill.), 20.5 × 27.5 cm
Price: €34 (Temporarily out of stock)

Produced on the occasion of Jochen Lempert’s exhibition Plant Volatiles at BQ, Berlin in 2016.

“While factual science will never be able to embrace the enchantments of nature, Lempert’s photographs meet up with them when showing swarms of animals, where individuals dissolve and become part of a new form, or when picturing insects as foreign bodies within a context they do not belong to and the coherence of which they irritate. As frozen ephemeral appearances breaking up not only the formal coherence of the image but also its meaning and representational function, they are symbols of time and of the ever impenetrable secret of all living.”—Mousse magazine review, available here.

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