The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and The Illusion of an Everlasting Summer (*signed*)

@ Sanguinetti, Alessandra

978-191233997-6

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Presentation by Mack:

" This book presents Alessandra Sanguinetti's return to rural Argentina to continue her intimate collaboration with Belinda and Guillermina, two cousins who, as girls, were the subjects of the first book in her ongoing series, The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and the Enigmatic Meaning of Their Dreams (Nazraeli, 2010).

In this second volume, The Illusion of An Everlasting Summer, we follow Guillermina and Belinda from ages 14 to 24 as they negotiate the fluid territory between adolescence and young adulthood. Still surrounded by the animals and rural settings of their childhood, Everlasting Summer depicts the two cousins' everyday lives as they experience young love, pregnancy, and motherhood - all of which, perhaps inevitably, results in an ever-increasing independence from their families and each other.

Similarly, we can sense a shift in Sanguinetti's relationship to the cousins and the work they make: from insular childhood collaborators to three women with lives branching in different directions. Though the passage of time is one of the most palpable tensions at work in these photographs, An Everlasting Summer deepens Sanguinetti's exploration of the timeless, universal language of female intimacy and friendship. "

Short introduction by Alessandra Sanguinetti in English and Spanish. Poem Tierra by Federico Garcia Lorca on the back cover in Spanish only.

Signed copies: the signed edition includes an extra image plate signed by the artist and glued into the inside back cover. (see picture).

144 pages - Linen hardcover

Mack, 2020

Format : 28 x 28 cm

*Signed*

New - Mint condition

$68.91

Sanguinetti, Alessandra

Alessandra Sanguinetti is an American photographer member of the Magnum Photos agency since 2007. She grew up in Argentina. Her work is mostly documentary projects, often  long-term projects, rooted in daily life. She is most famous for her work with two kids, two young girls, and today two women, two cousins living in rural Argentina: Guillermina and Belinda. This project gave birth to two photobooks: "The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and the Enigmatic Meaning of their Dreams" (Nazraeli, 2010) and "The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and The Illusion of an Everlasting Summer" (Mack, 2020). © Self-portrait taken from the Magnum Photos website for the HOME project.
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