The second book by Artist Photo Books (after Paul Seawright's Volunteer), Flock or F L O C K is the documentary work of Ken Grant, shot over a period of several years, about the weekly livestock market in Hereford, England.
Everything is shot as if you were part of this event, each image puts you right in the middle of it: the poultry, the cattle, the crowd, the auctions, the gatherings of old friends, etc.
Great photography about a social and economical event that may appear as from the past, where it is true that most of the people have grey hair, but that the artist renders in photographs full of energy and life...
Copies signed by the artist !
Approx. 100 pages - Hardcover, no DJ
Artist PhotoBooks, 2014
New - Mint condition
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No Pain Whatsoever is a series made on a rather long period (1985 - 2009) during which Ken Grant took pictures of his contemporaries in his hometown of Liverpool. Lively Black & White portraits, often touching, of people leading a difficult life in neighbourhoods that look much like others often seen in the works of what is sometimes called the...
Publisher's presentation: "James Joyce occupies a central role in how Irish identity is constructed both at home and abroad. His novel Ulysses opens in the Forty Foot bathing place near Dublin, the subject of Sea Change. Immersing herself within a dedicated group united by the act of swimming, Redmond uses the camera to document how the everyday cares of...
Publisher presentation : "In this publication, Paul Seawright explores the theatre of war through the internal landscape of the US television news studio. Developing Virilio's theories about electronic warfare and weapons of mass communication, Seawright focuses here upon the illusory nature of these spaces where information is selectively transformed...
With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States have been signing nearly 300,000 new recruits each year since 9/11, as they need to face an important turnover among the troops. In Volunteer, Paul Seawright draws the portrait of the young recruits of the US Army, but we have to "read between the lines": instead of photographing the young recruits,...