Presentation by Editions Bessard :
"« I started working on the Self Portraits series in 2010. I was shooting in Italy in the summer and while looking for animals to photograph in the countryside, I looked through the camera and saw a reflection of my shadow on an unpaved road against a mountain.
It was a clear day and I was not far from the place where I was born.
From that moment, I decided to build a project on myself. No more people or animals to chase, no more sneak shots of strangers, all I needed now was right in front of me, still, posed, shouting for me to just press the button. So for three years and hundreds of sunny days, I wandered around the countrysides of Italy and the United Kingdom, posing different shadow positions in front of the camera.
As the project progressed, I started to construct my pictures as though the shadows were an integrated element of the landscape that were coming to life because of my interaction with the environment. (...) the photographs were taken from a waist level perspective, casting my reflection onto natural, organic surfaces as grass, soil, rocks, hay, plants and trees. I loved working with these textures and the way they responded to my presence and what they gave back in return, was continually fascinating. »
-- Giacomo Brunelli "
This book is part of the BeSpoke collection of publisher Editions Bessard and includes a signed C-Print (format 16 x 22.5 cm).
28 pages - Linen hardcover
Editions Bessard, 2017 (250 copies)
Format : 19 x 26.5 cm
*w/ Signed Print*
New - Mint condition
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