Christian Gralingen
Das Hündische Herz, Michail Bulgakov (Heart of a Dog, Mikhail Bulgakov)

Image Type: multiple

Usage: Book illustrations, title, pages, double pages, endpaper

Process: Digital collage

Materials: Printed and blocked cover, 36 illustrations, thread stiching, two sorts of paper, ribbon, four-colour print

Formats: 14.5 x 21.5 cm

Brief Requirements: Heart of a Dog combines Faustian themes with Frankenstein. It parodies the idea of the ‘new human being’ and satirizes the belief in progress.

Key Brief Ideas: The work is inspired by imagery of scientific publications, construction plans, technical drawings and the russian avant-garde between 1920-1930.

Commissioner Company: Büchergilde Gutenberg, (Production: Cosima Schneider)