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Capsid / John Walter.

By: Walter, John (Artist).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hayward Gallery Publishing, 2018Description: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0993591256; 9780993591259.Subject(s): Walter, John (Artist) -- ExhibitionsSummary: CAPSID is the first major monograph of British artist John Walter's work. The result of his collaboration with molecular virologist Professor Greg Towers of University College London, CAPSID addresses a crisis of representation surrounding viruses such as HIV, by transposing the scientific research of capsids onto the broader subject of how culture is transmitted. Capsids are protein shells contained within viruses that help protect and deliver viruses to host cells during infection. Using imagery and narratives associated with groundbreaking scientific research supported by the Wellcome, CAPSID encompasses the full range and scale of Walter's work, from sculpture and performance to video, drawing, costumes, prints and installation. Exhibition: CGP, London, UK (17.05.-08.07.2018) / HOME, Manchester, UK (10.11.2018-06.01.2019).
List(s) this item appears in: BSR new acquisitions 11/03/2019-15/03/2019 | BSR new acquisitions 2019
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Printed Books British School at Rome
300.WAL(2).4 (Browse shelf) 1 Available presented by John Walter

"Published for HOME by Hayward Gallery Publishing, on the occasion of the exhibition, John Walter: CAPSID, GCP, London, 17 May-8 July 2018; HOME Manchester, 10 November 2018-6 January 2019."--Page 160.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

CAPSID is the first major monograph of British artist John Walter's work. The result of his collaboration with molecular virologist Professor Greg Towers of University College London, CAPSID addresses a crisis of representation surrounding viruses such as HIV, by transposing the scientific research of capsids onto the broader subject of how culture is transmitted. Capsids are protein shells contained within viruses that help protect and deliver viruses to host cells during infection. Using imagery and narratives associated with groundbreaking scientific research supported by the Wellcome, CAPSID encompasses the full range and scale of Walter's work, from sculpture and performance to video, drawing, costumes, prints and installation. Exhibition: CGP, London, UK (17.05.-08.07.2018) / HOME, Manchester, UK (10.11.2018-06.01.2019).

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