The Kunstraum Dornbirn presents the work of the artist Jan Švankmajer in the exhibition »Das Universum des Jan Švankmajer«. Short movies, 3d-objects and collages are dealing with the topic of evolutionary development and heading for a “nonsystematic“ anatomy or surrealistic phantasy. Accompanying the exhibition we designed a catalogue in collaboration with the artist and the curators. Its layout is based on “Švankmajers illustrated lexicon“ to reflect the works objectivity that actually results in a surrealistic world. Nevertheless, the layout is reduced and so it gives space to the aesthetic images and respects the exhibition in a perceptive way.