Chimera – Janaina Tschape
This title offers a lavishly illustrated look at the latest exhibition from innovative contemporary artist Janaina Tschape. In the summer of 2008, German-Brazilian artist Janaina Tschape held a critically acclaimed solo exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin. Structured around the genetic form of the fabled Chimera from ancient myth, the exhibition showcased Tschape’s unique visual style with bright botanical notations intertwined with extraordinary film and photographic works, creating a fantastical environment where the everyday world metamorphosed into a mythical place populated by amazing creatures and fluorescent vegetation. This striking volume presents readers with an unrivalled look at the entire exhibition, bringing it to life with vibrant photographs, superb illustrations, and insightful commentaries.