Presentation by Editions lamaindonne:
[translation L'Ascenseur Végétal]
" « From Berlin to Saint Petersburg, passing through Odessa or Italy, the ultimate location of this photobook is the night. Alisa Resnik crosses it, explores its entrails, on a path to meet it, in the desert streets and landscapes where few stealth figures creep in, in the pale interiors, and where fragile and sometimes ecstatic faces appear.
From smothered glimmers of light to color splashes in the shadow, the photographer describes what could seem to be a form of wanderings, but turns out to be her path and her story. The story, subtle and quivering, of she who is not from anywhere and yet fully belongs to this nightly world. Through her powerful images, she reveals the beauty and the grace of that nightly world. And, like a hospitable home, it welcomes her and wraps itself around her. Along the pages, Alisa Resnik takes us with her and we abandon ourselves to both the brutality and the gentleness of the night. »
-- Caroline Bénichou "
This long awaited photobook, released in November 2021, is Resnik's second personal publication after she received the European Publishers Award and published One Another / L'un l'autre in 2013 in five versions / languages. [NB : these two versions, English and French, will soon be again available on our website - see link at bottom of page].
152 pages - Hardcover
Editions lamaindonne, 2021
Format : 21.5 x 28 cm
New - Mint condition
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