This book is a gem.
— Jim Casper
by Timo Kelaranta
Hardcover: 95 pages
21 x 16 cm
Publisher: EMMA (Espoo Museum of Art)
While the self portrait has fascinated artists since the very earliest periods, the use of the shadow in such works is almost exclusively owned by the photographic medium—this series takes full advantage of this fact, melding photographer and landscape into a seamless, integrated whole.
Ukraine has, is, and seemingly always will struggle to define itself—as these pictures show, its shores and its buildings are so fundamentally intertwined with Russia that the two can be impossible to distinguish. Just one shared (Black) sea of concrete...