As If It Should Have Been a Quarry

As If It Should Have Been a Quarry

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American photographer Sabine Mirlesse's As If It Should Have Been a Quarry was shot in Iceland and was inspired by the country's frequent volcanic activity, specifically the eruption in the village of Heimaey in 1973. Mirlesse's work investigates themes of impermanence, survival and humanity's connection to more

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  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 246 x 304 x 12mm | 719.99g
  • Bologna, Italy
  • English
  • 8862083106
  • 9788862083102

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Forty years later, photographer Sabine Mirlesse was struck by the stories of the towns lost, and later found, beneath the ash. Those tales inspired much of her new book, As if it should have been a quarry. Mirlesse says she had been drawn to Iceland for some time, influenced by the artist Roni Horn, intrigued by the unique geographical location of the island located above a continental divide and curious about the relationship between the land and its people.--Noah Rayman "Time Lightbox "show more