Skip to main content

Image / Presence Absence (slides)

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on the Online Archive of California.

Title
Presence Absence (slides)
Creator
Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung
Date Created and/or Issued
1975
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Art Collection Highlights - Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
Rights Information
Please contact the contributing institution for more information regarding the copyright status of this object.
Description
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
Type
image
Format
Documentation 31 color slides. w1.5 x h1 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf2g5001r7
1992.4.487
Subject
Cha Collection
Artists' Books

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: