Christien Meindertsma (born 1980)
Checked Baggage: 3264 Prohibited Items (cover)
Eindhoven: Soeps Uitgeverij, 2004
V&A and Private collection
In 2004, Meindertsma purchased a lot of 3264 objects confiscated from travellers at security checkpoints at the Amsterdam airport. This book is a visual catalogue of those objects, which range from souvenir corkscrews to toy guns. Each copy of the book is sealed with one of the actual objects.
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