The Body as Dream series
is based on the certainty
that our reality exists
because we’ve given it a name,
that our representation of the world
is as important
as its existence a priori
and that we,
along with the world we’re a part of,
are defined by our words.
is a continual repetition of words
which form an entirety
of illegible signs
that envelop the skin,
cover and replace it.
Light or ponderous, winking or solemn,
all of these images represent
the same curious astonishment
at what we are.
— Marco Ambrosi and Monica Dengo
Editor's Note: You can listen to photographer Marco Ambrosi speaking about his work in a four-minute audio interview with Jim Casper.
Photography as therapy. A traumatic childhood is re-created with staged pictures, or other images "that could hold the emotional weight of memories that remained half shrouded."
Albinos, like photographic material, are light sensitive—this series offers an exploration of the "other" through a sequence of dazzling portraits.
Bongin Bongin Bay and its surroundings in northern Sydney Australia provide the raw material for this magical series of diptychs. Photographeroften juxtaposes found objects he discovered on the beach – from discarded toys, to shoes, to skulls – with views of the bay in all weathers and seasons.
Uncanny, cruel, queasy, creepy, wonderful — all of these words fail to capture the haunting feeling of the images in this great new photobook — Enjoy!