The Stairs: Geneva the Location 1Peter Greenaway / designed by Karin Dunbar DesignMerrell Publishers Ltd; Pap/Com edition / 1995 / out of print / first edition / paperback / 9.2 x 11.5 in / 228 pp / color / b+w / eng / ISBN: 9781858940106 / weight: 2.7 lbCondition: very good, interior clean and unmarked
Description:This is the catalog for an unusual 1994 exhibition staged in the streets of Geneva, Switzerland by film director Peter Greenaway. The first in a traveling series of exhibitions exploring different aspects of cinema, The Stairs: Geneva, The Location explors setting through the installation of 100 wooden staircases of various heights in Geneva's streets. For 100 days people were encouraged to become audience members by climbing the stairs and gaze through the viewfinder at carefully framed scenes of their city. The catalog includes location photographs, plans, drawings, models, and Peter Greenaway's always voluminous research material. A CD soundtrack by Patrick Mimran is affixed to the back cover.
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