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UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHERS

2018

A5, 116 pages, color
Text: Alexandre Santos (Por/Eng)
Edition of 500
ISBN: 978-84-09-04132-9

Andrés Galeano’s Unknown Photographers is a post-photographic project that reflects on photography’s latent desire to transcend the moment, a desire that is revealed through the artist’s montage of analogue photographs discovered in found family photo albums.
As a publication, Unknown Photographers is an artist book that pays tribute to the anonymous photographer, and displays some of Galeano’s collections of amateur photography together with some artworks. Playing with collective memory, recycling iconographies, and combining archetypal images, this publication is a visual essay on photography that transforms seemingly banal, second-hand snapshots into a fascinating photo album that belongs to everyone of us.

This book has been published on the occasion of the exhibition Andrés Galeano. Unknown Photographers (June 19- August 25, 2018) organized by Galeria Bessa Pereira at Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações in Lisbon.

GOOGLE IN VIEW

2016

Publication inspired by  touristic guides and consisting on the following elements:

a. A booklet of 44 pages (center)

b. 2 folded elements of 5 pages on each side (right)

c. A folded cover of 4 pages on each side (left )

Graphic design: Andrea Nicolò
Text: Sema D’Acosta
Translations: Stephanie Estefania
CMYK, 11,5 x 19 x 0,6 cm
Signed edition of 350
ISBN: 978-84-617-4905-8

Printed in Granollers (Barcelona) as part of the exhibition Un món paral.lel curated by Joan Fontcuberta at Rocaumbert Fàbrica de les Arts, october 2016