Photographs by Rosamond Wolff Purcell
'Crossing Over' brings together thought-provoking essays and uncannily beautiful photographs to disprove the popular notion that art and science exist in an antagonistic relationship. The essays and photographs collected here present art and science in conversation, rather than in opposition. Working together, Purcell's photographs and Gould's scientific musings speak to us about ourselves and our world in a hybrid language richer than either could command on its own.
Through its unique combination of words and photographs, 'Crossing Over' prompts us to ponder not only the basis of the false dichotomy between art and science, but also the distinction of mind and nature, and of all humanly imposed categories of order.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2009
- 220 x 280mm