Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Kris Martin's Idiot (Aspen Art Press, 2009). Martin, a "young Belgian conceptualist," spent a year copying the entire text of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Idiot (1868) by hand, substituting his own name for the protagonist in the nearly 1,500-page handwritten manuscript. Some information here, here, here, and here.

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