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Notícies del dia

Boltanski, Christian

Barcelona. Fundació Espai Poblenou. 1994
The deluxe edition of Boltanki's 'Noticies del dia,'

From the deluxe edition limited to 25 signed and numbered copies.

Published on the occasion of the show 'Faits Divers' held between May 12 - September 30, 1994, this special edition has the book bound in full cloth, and placed in a typical Boltanski metal biscuit tin. In addition the box also contains two audiotapes, one black and white photograph (signed and numbered on the verso), and a folded map of Barcelona backed onto fabric. Boltanski has marked this plan of the city by hand with crosses showing where specific police incidents have occurred. He has also written the date, time and the type of incident beside each of the crosses.

[Calle pp. 88 - 89].
pp. 90. Square metal box. ( ). The book contains a list of calls made to the Barcelona police from 7 to 13 April 1994; also included is a card bifolium with inserted monochrome photograph, a card box with two audio tapes and a canvas-backed map of Barcelona with extensive annotation in ink. Loose as issued in metallic box with paper label to upper cover and justification pasted to lid interior.