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Instructional Photography: Learning how to live Now

Artist: Carmen Winant

Publisher: SPBH

After My Birth in 2017, Instructional Photography: Learning How to Live Now is the second collaboration between Carmen Winant and SPBH Editions. This small edition compiles texts by the artist accompanied by archive images and is based on a presentation given by Carmen Winant in September 2020 during the "MoMA Contemporary Photo Forum".

This short essay questions the role of images that Winant qualifies here as "educational". Between images of dog training, gynecological examinations at home, climbing or pottery lessons, the artist seeks to understand how each one interprets and uses this iconography, which is both technical and documentary.

Searching again through her own collection of archival images, Carmen Winant reflects on the representation of the body through images. Instructional Photography: Learning How to Live Now is the second volume in the "SPBH Essays" series.

Publication date:2021
Number of pages: 120 pages
Number of images: 46 images
Weight: 200 g.
Dimensions: 10.5 × 15 cm
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