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Presence Absence (slides)
Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung
Date Created and/or Issued
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Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
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UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Art Collection Highlights - Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
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31 color slides documenting "Presence Absence" 1975 an artist book by Cha. The artist book is bound. The pages are photocopies. 36 pages. The image on each photocopy is a reproduction of a photograph of Cha and her brothers and sisters. The photograph was possibly shot after their exile form Korea before their arrival in the US. As the photocopies progress the photograph moves farther and farther right until the image disappears. See museum# 1992.4.24 for a mock-up of the artist book. 11 slides are labeled "Presence Absence" in black pen possibly by Cha.
"Presence Absence" was included in an artist book exhibition at Other Books and So, Amsterdam, Holland. 1977. See museum# 1992.4.24
Documentation 31 color slides. w1.5 x h1 inches
Cha Collection
Artists' Books

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