A Bastard Son (*signed*)

@ Sergio, Brian



From the postface by Robin Titchener:

"Manila-based photographer Brian Sergio’s photobook A Bastard Son collects his raw, energetic street and portrait photography shot in his home country, the Philippines.

Concentrating on the excesses and perils of the younger generations, Sergio's signature black-and-white image editing adds an extra element of dirtiness and grime to his scenes and lends the views he captured an almost surrealistic atmosphere.

« These pictures are shot with an eye so tuned to its environment that they allow the viewer to practically create an entire novel around them. We desire – even need – to know more. A face, captured in a second, becomes a companion to be remembered for life. »"

Text in English and Japanese by Robin Titchener.

96 pages - Hardcover

Zen Foto, 2018 (500 copies)

Format : 31 x 22.5 cm


New - Mint condition

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Sergio, Brian

Brian Sergio is a Filipino artist, initially trained as a painter before fully dedicating is art to photography. His work, focused mainly on the street and the daily life, on society and the hardships people have to face, has no filter, and can be seen as transgressive and violent at times. He has self-published several zines and also the photobooks "Pak!" with Dienacht (2017) and "A Bastard Son" with Zen Foto (2018). © Portrait taken from the artist's profile on LensCulture
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