Paques

Paques

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Of this, his first book, Martin d/Orgeval--who studied at the Sorbonne and has worked as an assistant to Fran ois-Marie Banier--says, "I traveled to Easter Island in the winter. In July. The isolation, the climate and the elements as well as the statues, all created an oppressive atmosphere a long way from the tourist images. I wanted to face that, to grasp this uneasy mixture through my own contemplation... Language of stones, of water, of earth, planar writing. Note it down, gather a vocabulary out of natural elements and human traces. Solitary objects, away from the world... The texture of a rock resonates in me like the vibration of a string. Roughness, buzzing, racket, or, soon, respiration, silence, emptiness. I photograph the permanent. What has always been and will always be; what is constant."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 453.6g
  • Steidl Publishers
  • Steidl Verlag
  • Gottingen, Germany
  • English
  • 66 tritone plates
  • 386521262X
  • 9783865212627