"Focused on themes of isolation, desire, conflict and empowerment, Ron Amato's photographic series and book, The Box, speaks to human experiences of self-discovery and community building. Using a series of boxes to create visual metaphors, Ron echoes his development from adolescence to adulthood through over 100 color, and black and white photographs. Evoking first his youth in Brooklyn, New York during the 1960s and 1970s, moving through his coming out as a gay man and to his present position as a respected professional photographer and teacher, Ron creates a vivid portrait of struggle and triumph. Individually the photographs evoke powerful responses. However, they achieve the scope of their power only in relation to each other. Reflecting the square of the boxes in the photographs, this 96-page book is designed in a 10-inch square format."
Boxes trap, boxes hide, boxes protect. We're told to "think outside the box." This stunning square format photo book by Ron Amato explores the themes of isolation, desire, conflict and empowerment. A powerful debut.
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Verlag: Gmünder Bruno GmbH Seiten: 96 S. Erscheinungsjahr: 2017 Ausführung: Fester Einband