Elfi Seidel

Walden; or, Life in the Woods

Walden; or, Life in the Woods, 2019

Torn-out book pages, paper size varying from 8,8 × 13,8 cm to 14 × 21,5 cm

H.D. Thoreau's Walden; or, Life in the Woods was first published in 1854 and has been re-issued in countless editions since. The eponymous piece Walden; or, Life in the Woods is a collection of textless pages from various editions of the book, hinting at a possible reading of their non-verbal, material qualities.