Publisher's presentation :
"Dominique is the most given mixed first name in France, it is also the twenty-seventh most popular first name, associating it with Lambert, the twenty-seventh most comon surname, Stéphanie Solinas defines as a study population the one hundred and ninety-one Dominique Lambert listed in the directory of individuals (Pages Blanches, France).
She mailed each of them a Chinese portrait to fill in. From the latter, for the Dominique Lambert who responded, she developed a written portrait, with the help of the "Advisory Committee for the Description of Dominique Lambert" (composed of a psychologist, a statistician, a police inspector, a lawyer). This text formed the basis of the portrait drawn by the painter Benoît Bonnemaison-Fitte.
The drawn portrait was later transformed into a police sketch by Dominique Ledée, police investigator of the Judicial Identity. Stéphanie Solinas then looked for a model with an obvious resemblance to the portrait-robot to photograph it.
Slipped into the jacket of the book, a crystal folder contains the identity photos of the "real" Dominique Lambert authors of Chinese portraits, and thus closes the chain of representations imagined by the artist. "
The book includes 21 C-Print portraits in "photo booth" format (see Photos). Texts in French and English.
The project "Dominique Lambert" is on display as part of the "Rencontres d'Arles 2016" festival at the "Carré d'Art" in Nîmes (30-min drive from Arles, trains daily) .
306 pages - Softcover w/ DJ
RVB Books, 2016
Format : 16 x 23 cm
New - Mint condition
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