Between the Shell

Author: Paul Salveson
Publisher: MACK Books
Size: 190 x 260
Pages: 76
Weight: 1.5 kg
Cover: Hard
Publication date: 2013
ISBN: 978-1907946431
Availability: 2
229.00 PLN
Paul Salveson’s photographs were born in New York and Virginia between 2006 and 2011. Constructing images in domestic environments from items found in arm’s reach, the results are absurdist constructions in which commonplace objects are jocosely rendered in polychromatic puzzles. Salveson describes his photographic process as 'unfolding like a private performance in an empty house, or after everyone falls asleep... my engagement emerges from a perspective that precedes familiarity, disregarding the functions and cultural associations that objects are assigned. I try to process my surroundings with an alien mind.' Paul Salveson was educated at Bard College, New York (BFA Photography) and the University of Southern California (MFA thesis on toothbrush design). His work has been exhibited at MoMA PS1, Swiss Institute, New York, and Actual Size, LA. Winner of the 2013 First Book Award