Alec Soth, Songbook

£40

Alec Soth, Songbook

£40

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Alec Soth, Songbook

 

Hailed as a master of story-telling, American photographer Alec Soth (b. 1969) is also the author of multiple bestselling photobooks. Songbook is his most recent publication – a lyrical depiction of the tension between American individualism and the desire to be united. From upstate New York to Silicon Valley, Soth attended hundreds of meetings, dances, festivals, faith groups and communal rituals in search of human interaction in an era of virtual social networks.

 

“America’s most intriguing photographer” – Guardian

 

“Breath-takingly rendered photographs” – Wallpaper*

 

“One of the best photobooks of the year” – New York Times

 

144 pages

75 tritone plates

Embossed hardcover

Publication date: March 2015

ISBN 9781910164020

 

Biography Alec Soth’s (b. 1969) reputation as one of the leading lights of contemporary photographic practice is largely predicated on the books he has published. A member of Magnum Photos, his photographs have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide, including a touring exhibition, which launched at the Media Space, Science Museum, London in October 2015. Prior solo exhibitions have run at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2010); Jeu de Paume, Paris (2008); and Fotomuseum Winterthur (2008). Soth has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship (2013).


28.5 cm x 27.3 cm

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