Peter Downsbrough — Postcard Overprint

Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, 2021
Self-published postcard edition
6 postcards + 1 cover, each 10 × 15 cm, offset print
Bound with a banderole, not signed, not numbered
Print run of 250 pieces

Graphic design: Peter Downsbrough
Editor: Franz Thalmair

On the exhibition

Peter Downsbrough
October 9, 2020 – November 6, 2020

Peter Downsbrough’s artistic practice focuses on subtle moments in the production of connections. His minimalist works relate linguistic, typographical, and graphic elements to the architecture of the respective exhibition space, creating geometries and rhythms that not only influence the perception of the space but also its underlying conditions and structure. Conjunctions such as AND, BUT, AS—syntactic tools that otherwise create connections between words, clauses, or entire sentences—in combination with prepositions, verbs, or other word classes, often form the departure point to make corners, edges, openings, closures, transparent and opaque surfaces as well as spatial transitions speak—both literally and figuratively…