Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Jason De Haan | Noghwhere Bodili is Everywhere Goostly

[Jason De Haan]
Noghwhere Bodili is Everywhere Goostly
Halifax/Lethbridge, Kitchener, Canada: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Southern Alberta Art Gallery and the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 2014
176 pp., 24.9 x 17.3 x 2.3 cm., hardcover
Edition size unknown

A comprehensive and beautifully designed monograph on the work of Calgary-based artist Jason de Haan.

The publication’s title is the Middle English version of the phrase “Nowhere Bodily is Everywhere Ghostly” and is drawn from The Cloude of Unknowyng, an anonymous 14th century text of theological mysticism whose main proposition is to surrender one’s mind to a realm of “unknowingness”. The book featuring contributions by Nicholas Brown, David Diviney, Ryan Doherty, Candice Hopkins, Crystal Mowry, Richard Rhodes, and Gustaf Sobin

The travelling exhibition is currently on view at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, where it remains until January 4th, 2015. 

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