Find Photobooks by your favourite photographer by clicking the first letter of their surname:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
One Picture Books

Showcaller

Chetrit, Talia

Code: 3639

ISBN: 9781912339419

Publisher: Mack Books

Hardcover

Price: £30

Out of stock

Showcaller is the first book exploring the work of emerging artist Talia Chetrit. It brings together a broad range of her work made between 1994 and 2018 and is linked to a retrospective museum exhibition at the K�lnischer Kunstverein in early 2018. The title Showcaller is a theatrical term which references the performative aspects of Chetrit?s work, the power dynamic between subject and photographer, and, ultimately, between the photographer and her audience.

The earliest works included were made when Chetrit was a teenager and she adroitly collapses and shuffles images from across 24 years and neutralizes the space between family portraits, teenage friends, intimate sex pictures, self-portraits, staged murder pictures, still-lives, and street photographs, to name just a few of the subjects and genres her work adopts. Regardless of the subject matter or the technique with which the image is made, her focus lies on researching and unveiling the basic social, conceptual, and technical conditions of the genre of photography. Her work is imbued with a desire to control the physical and historical limitations of the camera, to trace its manipulative potential, and to question the relationship between photographer and subject.

OTA bound paperback with flaps 138 pages, 29 x 22 cm ISBN 9781912339