Unbound artist book
12/12 volume one – edition of 12 – £50
The two virgins of St Yrieix la Perche
Les deux vierges de St Yrieix la Perche
24 photographs and a text piece contained in a folded 300 grams archival Arche paper cover.
Inkjet print on archival and acid free double sided fine art paper 220 grams.
This is the first volume of the 12/12 series, 12 books of 12 images each, which are based upon my compulsion for repetitive image making with a dual purpose: to display but also to archive my collections of repetitive images.
Vol. 1 brings together one year of photographing two statues from the same French town every month. I like the fact that it takes more than a year to take a photograph.
Over the past few years I have been working on a personal index of my digital photography, ending up with a growing number of collections and series of pictures bringing together similar images of the same object, theme or scenery. To name a few, words, French dishes, camera flares, roads, country art, family ties, mother, hats, porcelain, friends, the two virgins, red, beauty of failure….