This could be a place of historical interest, 1971 - 1977

Basel 2016
1 Mira Madrid
B/W photographs mounted on printed form
51.0 x 36.0 (cm)
20.1 x 14.2 (inch)
"This Could be a Place of Historical Interest" consists of black and white photographs, displayed in panels that are placed end-to-end to create a long continuous display. It was first exhibited in 1977 at Documenta 6 in Kassel. Each photograph depicts a different scene, all of which are taken in apparently ordinary locations. The sequence includes urban, landscape and interior shots, including a football pitch, a windmill and an armchair in the corner of a living room. The phrase THIS COULD BE A PLACE OF HISTORICAL INTEREST is printed on the mount underneath each photograph, endowing the scenes depicted with a wider potential significance.