To celebrate Mike Nelson: Extinction Beckons exhibition at the Hayward Gallery; the artist has created an exclusive limited-edition print.
Mike Nelson’s photograph MAGAZIN (Büyük Valide Han) (2003/2023) depicts the eerie photographic darkroom, infused with red light, that he created as part of his installation for the Istanbul Biennial in 2003.
Throughout his career, Nelson has made acutely observed photographic studies of his atmospheric installations that conjure arrestingly life-like fictional places and enigmatic narratives. Though he has never exhibited his photographs, they comprise a kind of shadow practice within his larger activity as an artist.
Produced as a C-print in keeping with its subject, this limited edition presents a striking and poetic meditation on memory, decay and our irrepressible yet futile desire to freeze the passing of time.
Hayward Gallery limited editions offer our community a chance to purchase outstanding works by leading contemporary artists. All proceeds directly support the Hayward’s adventurous exhibition programme as well as our public talks and digital outreach.
- Edition of 30, editions 9 - 30 available
- Lead time for delivery, up to 6 weeks
- Signed and numbered by the artist
- Image measures 87 x 68.5 cm (excluding border)
*This product is limited to the purchase of 1 per person, and is excluded from discounts.
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