A Handful of Dust

Xavier Ribas, David Campany (Curator/Producer)

Research output: Non-textual outputExhibition


A Handful of Dust is a speculative history of the 20th century, tracing a visual journey through the imagery of dust from aerial reconnaissance, wartime destruction, and natural disasters, to urban decay, domestic dirt, and forensics, via abstraction and conceptual art. The exhibition features works by over 30 artists and photographers including John Divola, Marcel Duchamp, Walker Evans, Mona Kuhn, Man Ray, Gerhard Richter, Sophie Ristelhueber, Aaron Siskind, Shomei Tomatsu, Jeff Wall, and Nick Waplington alongside magazine spreads, press photos, postcards, and film clips. Exhibition curated by David Campany.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherWhitechapel Gallery
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2017
EventA Handful of Dust - Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Jun 20173 Sept 2017


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