Forbidden City

@ Bourcart, Jean-Christian



The series Forbidden City was made using a concealed camera in a swingers club.

Bourcart captures mingled bodies, with no real distinction of gender, on the floor or in small pools, bodies in embraces or clasped in a quest for pleasure one could consider animal or mechanical... The people who are there in the pictures are of course here to consume, whether it is with their body or with their eyes, but Jean-Christian Bourcart manages to grasp - despite the technical difficulties - moments of tenderness in the middle of the crowd, a kiss, a posture that force us to lay a second look on these images.

With a text (in French and English) "Fatras d'humains" by Régis Jauffret and in interview of the artist by Brigitte Ollier (in French and English).

48 page - Softcover with flaps

Le Point du Jour, 1999

Format : 25 x 17 cm

New - Mint condition

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