Excerpt from a text by Federico Clavarino :
" « (...) A garden is enclosed space. The garden, to be such, needs a frame. The garden is the point in which a place becomes a landscape. The garden, or the orchard, is the germ of the settlement, the village, the town, the city and the nation. The garden, we might be inclined to say, is not fully natural nor fully human, and as such it stands at equal distances between Man and God.
Humans are makers of gardens just as they are tellers of stories.
The photographs in Massao Mascaro's Jardin address both these aspects of culture. They all embody delicate tensions occurring in space and in time, a moment never decisive but always suspended, tiny doors opened onto eternity: the space between two hands, a ray of light on a twisted branch, a twig caught in a wired fence, the enigmatic look in a young woman's eyes. (...) »
-- Federico Clavarino "
A photobook co-published by Witty Kiwi (now Witty Books) and L'éditeur du Dimanche, with support from Fondation A. Stichting. Sold out by Witty Books.
Text by Federico Clavarino above available in full (in English) on the artist's website [click "Infos" in the upper right corner once landed].
80 pages - Softcover with plastic dustjacket
Witty Kiwi / L'éditeur du dimanche, 2019 (500 copies total)
Format : 20 x 25 cm
New - Mint condinion
Warning: Last books in stock!
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