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Presentation by akaaka :
" Emi Anrakuji's Balloon Position, through a Cyclopean gaze, literally the artist's vision, impaired by suffering a brain tumour, attempts to reconstruct the shattered self that was suspended between conflicting internal and external chaos.
Life near death, eternal rainfall, the artist gives herself to the construction of a handmade book. Balloon Position is an appropriation, a facsimile of that dummy, a document of a document.
Anrakuji is a medium, a photographic shaman, seeking in her enquiries - through literary, poetical, philosophical references - to present what we love and fear. These images were made twenty years ago.
« I cannot explain this photobook in words. »
-- Emi Anrakuji "
208 pages - Softcover
Akaaka-sha, 2019 (500 copies)
Format : 36.4 x 25.7 cm
New - Mint condition
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