Postface by Robert Delpire.
Text by Bernard Noël.

This book comprises a selection of panoramic images that illustrate Koudelka’s singularity well. They are long shots, geometrical compositions divided between dark and bright, shadows and light. The images make a virulent assessment of the anarchy that mankind imposes on nature and on itself. They compose a dream space, a deserted, un-dated, barely situated 'elsewhere'. Here is an entirely mineralized world, freed of humans, chaotic and marked by disaster. Ultimately, another landscape has been recomposed, another setting, fashioned by the photographer’s gaze.

  • Collection : Hors collection
  • Publication Date : 06/01/2005
  • 42,4 x 30,4 cm, Relié (cousu), 112 pages
  • Price : 52,00 EUR
  • ean : 9782851072207

About the artist

Josef Koudelka was born in Moravia in 1938. He worked as an aeronautics engineer before devoting himself entirely (...)

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