In his sedimentary compendium, Stratum, Takizawa explores organic geological processes by imitating nature’s deposition of matter. Layer upon layer of rock forms this volume, which serves as a topographic catalogue of the surface of Berlin. For Takizawa, the rocks and stones presented in this publication are both relics of a bygone era and historical archives.
The softcover edition is housed in sheets of coloured vinyl with acetate insert. Featuring 100 illustrated pages of detailed sedimentary rock on grey paper, this book is a cornerstone
― Statement from publisher
This book is produced as 2nd invited artist with Daisuke Yokota and Yoshi Kametani for "Berlin Residency Programme" by Kominek Books.