Out of the Blue

@ Rebetez, Virginie

978-9082118223

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Presentation by Meta/Books:

" - Suzanne Gloria Lyall, missing since March 2 1998 in Albany (NY), at the age of 19 -

Out of the Blue is a conceptual work with a tragic underlying narrative — the disappearance of the teenager. The project tends to question our relationship towards absence and loss and the need of physicality in the process of acceptance and closure.

The book combines materials from different sources, such as family archives, reproductions of police and psychic files as well as photographs by Virginie Rebetez. This two-year project is also a a reflection on the medium of photography. The status of each image is constantly shifting, offering new meaning and context to this open case."

With a booklet of texts (by Frédérique Destribats, Elisa Rusca & Simon Karlstetter) and an A3 poster inserted in the book.

144 pages (+ 28-page booklet) - Hardcover

Meta/Books, 2016

Format : 21 x 28 cm

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