Client / Das Deutsche Handwerk, Berlin
Purpose / art exhibition
Das Deutsche Handwerk realised the 'Bocca della Verita' in
front and inside the Neubau Polizeidirektion Rottweil as a
part of the exhibition 'Kunst am Bau' in Rottweil.
Originally, the Bocca is 'the mouth of truth'. According to
legend, a liar putting their hand inside the open mouth will
have it bitten off.The Deutsche Handwerk reproduced the original
Bocca -one in stone for outside the building and another in
bronze for the inside.The book layout documents this project
and includes all their past projects concerning 'Kunst am
The 4-colour-book is printed with metallic-copper for cover
and highlights. Inside the book is a sticker to take out showing
the Bocca as a reproduction -from the reproduction itself.