Rob Kovitz, “The Sweets of Home”

4 Images

1. The Sweets of Home – exterior view (5 copies)

2. The Sweets of Home – interior page spread, pp. 16-17

3. The Sweets of Home – interior page spread, pp. 20-21

4. The Sweets of Home – interior page spread, pp. 22-23

B : 1 Video

The Sweets of Home – video slideshow of exterior and interior page spreads.

1:53 minutes

Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/204831835)

 

The Sweets of Home
2016
paperback, digital printing, matte coated interior
open
288
trim size 5.875 x 8.25 inches

https://vimeo.com/204831835

Artist Statement

The word “home” can be used as a directional or a (non-directional) locative, as shown in the following examples …

Chris Collins, “Home Sweet Home,” NYU Working Papers in Linguistics

Home Sweet Home (V) — An investigative team of documentary filmmakers explore the paranormal possibilities of an alleged haunted house. However they find more than they bargained for.

Internet Movie Database, Plot Summaries

In Rob Kovitz’s latest super-cut bookwork, The Sweets of Home, which was originally commissioned by Dazibao Gallery in Montreal for the exhibition and publication titled Home Sweet Home: À propos de l’inquiétude, every text selection includes the words “home,” “sweet,” or “inquietude.” With special appropriated guest star David Byrne.

In the meantime, Captain Truffier is murdered. On the other hand, no one entered the house and no one left … Sunday morning, she’s at home. On a sheet of paper, Henry Demassis wrote, the night before, during a visit of five minutes, Bureau 42 …

Georges Simenon, La Maison de l’inquiétude

… which in turn was polished until it ceased to be and in its place stood the empty home of a heart in trouble. Then suddenly …

Mark Strand, The Everyday Enchantment of Music

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Rob Kovitz
Winnipeg, Canada