Hardcover: Image Perspectives


Hardcover: Image Perspectives


22 × 17 cm | 6.5 × 8.5 in
44 ills | 128 pages

Authors: Simon Baker, Vanessa Boni, Leslie Dick, Olivier Richon, Mike Sperlinger
Editor: Rut Blees Luxemburg

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Hardcover: Image Perspectives covers the photographic and moving image practices of young artists who graduated from the Royal College of Art, London, in 2011. The RCA Photography Department is highly esteemed for its innovative, groundbreaking and rigorous approach to image and moving-image work.

From photography to video art and the latest practices in a range of image-based media, this book provides an exhilarating and in depth examination into the practices, perceptions and culture of a new generation of artists. The book also contains commissioned writing by influential voices in the photography and moving-image world. 20 young artists are profiled, with the publication gathering original material by each, specifically conceived and made for Hardcover.

Diverse in content and method, Hardcover brings to the fore the current practices of a new generation of artists working within photography and the moving image. The book contains essays by leading academics and curators working in the field, such as Olivier Richon and the Tate's Curator of Photography Simon Baker, and is edited by internationally acclaimed photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg.