A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in Which the Pulleys and Cogwheels Are Lying Around at Random All Over the Workbench. Phew, that’s the longest exhibition title I’ve ever written and is taken from a 1979 lecture by avant-garde film-maker, photographer & writer Hollis Frampton
Walead Beshty has produced a vast collection of over 12,000 cyanotypes created from items in his studio over a 12 month period and recorded in encyclopaedic volumes, some of which are also on display. You can see a couple of these in the photo above.
Mounted in chronological order, these are a diary of his activities, both in the studio and during his Barbican residency.