MAKING BEING HERE ENOUGH: INSTALLATIONS FROM 1980 TO 1995 by Roni Horn
Hannover: Kestener-Gesellschaft (1995)., 1995. First edition.. 103 pp w/selected bibliograpy. Fine in printed boards. No dust jacket, as issued. Twenty-five color images. Contains Horn's installation works up to 1995, with a rich selection of her beautiful essays in both English and German. As new.
"I don’t want to read. I don’t want to write. I don’t want to do anything but be here. Doing something will take me away from being here. I want to make being here enough. Maybe it’s already enough. I won’t have to invent enough. I’ll be here and I won’t do anything and this place will be here, but I won’t do anything to it. I’ll just let it be here. And maybe because I’m here and because the me in what’s here makes what’s here different, maybe that will be enough, maybe that will be what I’m after. But I’m not sure. I’m not sure I’ll be able to perceive the difference. How will I perceive it? I need to find a way to make myself absolutely not here but still be able to be here to know the difference. I need to experience the difference between being here and not changing here, and being here and changing here..." [from the title essay]