Presentation by the artist:
"« Antarctica is a special place with particular stories and memories, the polar explorers called it white blonde.
In this work I used found photographs from the Antarctic. I decided to freeze them to get such images, which could express a sense of awareness of time, death and the inevitable decay through this transformation. I wanted to show the fear of oblivion, termination of activity, and entropy through a collision with a hard, cold ice surface.
It wasn't enough for me to use only archival photographs of unknown polar explorers so I made some self-portraits. I had to put myself, literally, into the ice to emphasize my feelings. »
-- Julia Borissova "
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, 2018 (250 copies)
Format : 19 x 26.5 cm
*w/ Signed Print*
New - Mint condition
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