Nigel Andrew

On the Nature of Things

The Art of Flight

By Fredrik Sjöberg, Peter Graves (trans.)

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Fredrik Sjöberg collects hoverflies on the Swedish island of Runmarö – or at least he did. When last heard of, towards the end of this beguiling book, his hoverfly collection is on display in the Nordic pavilion at the 2009 Venice Biennale, just along from a series of characteristic works by the pornographer ‘Tom of Finland’.

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