HOLDING A THREAD
Essay by Juliana Engberg
Conversation with Charlotte Day
and Benjamin Armstrong
Hardcover, 15.5 x 22 cm, 140 pages, over 100 full-colour images
Published by Emblem Books
Holding a Thread is the first monograph on Benjamin Armstrong (born 1975 in Melbourne, Australia) and is lavishly illustrated with examples of his most remarkable work from the past ten years. In her essay, Juliana Engberg states that his works are ‘about a kind of trauma of looking’. This act of viewing is also explored in the conversation between Charlotte Day and the artist, as is the influence of literature and the functionality of art and its role in other (non-Western and ancient) cultures.