Martin D'Orgeval

by Martin d'Orgeval
Publisher's Description
Of this, his first book, Martin d'Orgeval—who studied at the Sorbonne and has worked as an assistant to François-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.”
ISBN: 386521262X
Publisher: Steidl
Paperback : 120 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 7.2 x 9.3 x 0.7 inches
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