Lago

@ Jude, Ron

978-1910164341

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"In Lago, Ron Jude returns to the California desert of his early childhood as if a detective in search of clues to his own identity. In a book of 54 photographs made between 2011 and 2014, he attempts to reconcile the vagaries of memory (and the uncertainty of looking) with our need to make narrative sense of things. Using a desolate desert lake as a theatrical backdrop, Jude meanders through the arid landscape of his youth, making note of everything from venomous spiders to discarded pornography. If one considers these traces to be a coded language of some sort, Jude’s act of photographing and piecing them together becomes a form of cryptography – like a poetic archeology that, rather than attempting to arrive at something conclusive, looks for patterns and rhythms that create congruity out of the stuttering utterances of the visible world.

According to Jude, « these harmonies, when we’re lucky enough to find them, are probably the closest we can get to discovering actual ‘meaning’ and grasping the potency of place. »"

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96 pages - Linen hardcover

Mack, 2015

New - Mint condition

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50,00 €

Jude, Ron

Ron Jude is an American photographer and college professor. He has published several photobooks, mainly with English publisher MACK and more recently with Libraryman. © Ron Jude
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