Allison Katz

For every issue, Carnet de miart presents a newly commissioned, image-based contributions by artists, representing their interpretation of the topics discussed in the magazine. All images will be downloadable to be potentially used as desktop wallpaper: an ironic means of further investigating the meaning of installing the work of an artist in a private space—as on someone’s personal computer.

In the third issue of Carnet de miart, we are pleased to feature Allison Katz’ contribution. As she told us: “Recently I came across a collection of Japanese family crests, and found the circular configuration. It overlaps with my own use of the symbol and confirms the appearance of such copies across all contexts. The yellow snake is a wooden banister designed by my mother and carved by my father, in the 1990’s; maybe my own family crest?”

Allison Katz is an artist based in London. She will spend the summer in residency at Sol Lewitt’s house in Spoleto, Italy.