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The Quay Brothers' Universum

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American-born, UK-based identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay (born 1947), better known as the Quay Brothers, are internationally celebrated for their incredibly inventive, otherworldly films that deploy objects, puppets and people in gloomy fantasies and haunted visions, creating a fetishized erotics of -stuff- in which dead matter mocks human form. Over the course of ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 30th 2014 by Nai010 Publishers (first published February 28th 2014)
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Forrest
Jul 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This entire book is a Wunderkammer. It's a memory of a relationship I've never had with the Quay's, incomplete snippets of our shared experience, though we've never met. I remember as I read, but there are memories hidden in the gaps between pictures and words, interstitial recollections that may or may not be fully material. This has steeped my brain in ether. I don't know if I will wake up. What is waking, what are dreams?!?

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