15 Miles to K-Ville

@ Steinmetz, Mark

978-0956992291

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"15 Miles to K-Ville is a poetic journey around the outskirts of K-Ville: a fictional town somewhere between Knoxville, Tennessee and Athens, Georgia, where graves dot the terrain and a sense of forbidding hangs heavy in the air.

This collection of darkly humorous and melancholy portraits and landscapes date from the early 1990s when the American photographer was moving between these two cities.

« I love the South for its warmth and chaos. The vegetation down here grows rampant; the light is softened by humid air. The people are for the most part friendly and they are comfortable in their bodies. They tend to be more open to being photographed by a stranger. The unexpected happens here a lot. »

          --  Mark Steinmetz  "

100 pages - Hardcover

Stanley / Barker, 2016

Format : 27 x 21 cm

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Steinmetz, Mark

Mark Steinmetz is an American photographer. Mark Steinmetz is a photographer of the daily life and chance events, a careful city and suburbia rambler. His work often includes portraits of youngsters and teenagers. He is a photographer of the Americana, mostly the Southern States, but he has also published work about Paris and Italy for instance. His work has been mostly published by Nazraeli, with close to a dozen photobooks, including "South Central" (2007), "Greater Atlanta" (2009), "Summertime" (2012), "Paris in My Time" (2013) and "Summer Camp" (2020). More recently, he has also published three books with Stanley / Barker : "Fifteen Miles to K-Ville" (2015), "Past K-Ville" (2018) and "Carnival" (2019). © Portrait taken from the artist's website
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