Codex no.5

Artist
Nedéla, Jánis
Production date
2005
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Title
Codex no.5
Production date
2005
Medium
altered book: coloured headed pins through printed text, acrylic paint, nail varnish
Measurements
40.0 x 50.5 cm (framed)
Object type
Secondary maker
Secondary production details
Publisher: Jánis Nedéla (b.1955)
Interpretive text
"Coloured nails driven through the text of a hard cover book creates a visual rhythm through planned and colour coded nail heads which obliterate parts of the original text. The nail heads are painted in different colours to represent the letters of each word they obscured."
Credit line
Mackay Regional Council Art Collection Purchased, 2009
Accession number
2009.37

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