Oscurana (VOID)

@ d'Agata, Antoine

978-6188382572

New

WARNING: Graphic images!

Presentation by VOID:

" Oscurana presents a body of work that results from the various trips that Antoine d'Agata has made during more than thirty years in American countries: Brazil, Peru, Nicaragua, Salvador, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guatemala, Haiti, Puerto Rico, United States, Cuba, and Mexico.

Oscurana is a collaborative project developed amongst 6 publishers from different countries (see below); offering a reflection on the work the Antoine d'Agata from different countries and publishers, in a dialogue that opens new perspectives in the ways of making photobooks.

Edited from a common selection of Antoine d’Agata's images from Latin America, seven different books share the same dimensions, title and artistic statement — a text called Oscurana. The invited publishers were given the freedom to select the images, the design, the materials, printing and binding techniques.

The images are notable for their immediate, almost brutal vision of societies taken by the brutal spiral of violence. Through the degeneration and paroxysm of the flesh, the photographer tries to reveal fragments of a society that escape the usual analysis and visualization of the collective body. He exposes himself, sharpens his awareness of a world that absorbs and feeds, without any precaution or judgment.

For their own Oscurana project, VOID proposes a book to be autopsied. The reader will dig in the darkness within Antoine's oeuvre, being themselves, the legists of d'Agata's universe. An investigation from the intimacy, through the narcotic experiences until the darkness of the violence's banality in America.

The publishers: Editions FIFV (Chile), Inframundo (Mexico), KWY (Peru), Le Dernier Cri (France), Sub Editora (Argentina), and VOID (Greece). "

This photobook is sold out by the publisher. Some pages need to be cut open. Includes a tipped-in booklet.

WARNING: Graphic images!

120 pages - Softcover + booklet

VOID, 2018 (400 copies)

Format : 17.4 x 23 cm

New - Mint condition

This book is no longer in stock

$54.93

d'Agata, Antoine

Antoine d'Agata is a fine art photographer best known for his work about city-roaming and the sensation of being lost or not belonging; it is almost always associated with a quest for sensations of the extreme in the night-life and low-life neighborhoods of large cities around the world, and coupled with drug use and prostitution... Photo: © Paul Rousteau
  • Presentation by André Frère Editions: "This booklet is the first in a series of twelve that opens up the space for A's journeys, his physical journey through his wanderings, his excesses, his strained progress, his encounters. They will appear over the next five years, at a sustained rhythm. The form, if it can be startling at first, spins the...

    $36.62
    Add to cart
    Out of stock
  • .Back in stock. Presentation by Studio Vortex : "Wanderings,endless rambling in a worldwhere commodities are the ultimate reality,crisscrossing to the rhythm of unexpected eventsand imperatives related to the urgency of survivalthat transform lived experienceinto the very tool and materialof invisible revolts. Hybrid community of the have-nots,subjected...

    $91.54
    Add to cart
    Out of stock
  • Publisher's presentation : "As an extension of the exhibition Anticorps Antoine d’Agata held at Le BAL (January-March 2013), the coordinators of Actes, une présence politique, in collaboration with the photographer, wanted to continue to assert the political dimension – too rarely taken into consideration – the photographic Antoine d’Agata work has, by...

    $51.49
    Add to cart
    Out of stock
  • Presentation by VOID: " The project was photographed in the early 90s when Cammie Toloui was working as a stripper at the Lusty Lady Theater in San Francisco to fund her photojournalism degree at San Francisco State University. Customers who paid to view her naked body and watch her perform sex acts on herself were offered a discounted price if they...

    $51.49
    In Stock
  • .Back in stock.Publisher's presentation: "From 2005 to 2009 Antoine d’Agata had spent most of his time in Cracolandia, the crack neighborhoods of São Paulo and Salvador. Doubtless the roughest areas of Brazil. With 169 images and more than 140 unseen photographs, Cidade de Pedra is the most comprehensive document about this period. It reveals the...

    $74.38
    Add to cart
    Out of stock
  • Presentation by VOID: " Dream Moons is a story in the first person. It mixes photography and text to tell on a journey through a bizarre dream. It takes place within the corridors and rooms of the artist's house. After a few years working on territories and outsiders, Yurian Quintanas Nobel set himself the challenge of photographing his closest...

    $44.63
    In Stock