LOOKING FOR LOVE, 1996 by Alec Soth

国際的写真家集団「マグナム・フォト」正会員を務めるアメリカ人フォトグラファー、アレック・ソス(Alec Soth)の作品集。本書は作者が26歳の頃に実際に過ごしていたアメリカ郊外を舞台にその地で過ごす人々を捉えたシリーズを収録。当時、ドラックストアの中にある現像屋で働きながら、撮影しては隠れて自分の作品を現像する日々を過ごしていた。現在アメリカを代表する写真家として活躍する作者の原点を感じさせる重要な作品。

Alec Soth's photobook Looking for Love, 1996, including his photo series of the same name, looks back to the time of the beginning, the time when everything is still open and exciting, when everything gently falls into place. It‘s the phase of the beginning, that forms the basis not only of a new love, but also of each new photographic project. It's a book about searching, about the curious and intuitive approach to people and their stories. About falling in love to a medium that opens insights to worlds that would otherwise stay hidden – intensive and haunting like an interminable night at the bar.

by Alec Soth

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56 pages
200 x 222 mm
black and white
limited edition of 1,500 copies

shortlist of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2006

published by KOMINEK BOOKS