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Truth or Consequences free pdf Nick Waplington has taken photographs in and around Truth or Consequences, a small town situated in New Mexico, for nearly ten years. Typical and unremarkable in many ways, the town's extraordinary name derives from a radio quiz show to which the town and its residents have been inextricably linked ever since the show came to town in 1950. Waplington shows us the town behind the name, the lives of its people and the landscape they live in while at the same time constructing a personal tribute to American photography, paying homage to the great pioneers of the genre like Edward Weston and Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander and Paul Strand.

About Nick Waplington

Truth or Consequences is Nick Waplington's sixth book. Previous work has included his celebrated photographic portrait of a family in Leeds, Living Room and a study of the homogenisation of youth culture in the West, Safety In Numbers. He is the recipient of numerous photographic prizes including the British and European Kodak Awards, and the ICP Young Photographer Award 1993 for his Living Room series. More recently, Nick Waplington has exhibited at the Jeffrey Deitch Gallery in New York in May 2001 for his series of conceptual photography based on Internet websites. This same body of work has been chosen for inclusion in the Venice Bienal this year and has been tipped for winning a prize.

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Author : Nick Waplington
Publisher : Phaidon Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 September 2001
ISBN : 0714840548
EAN : 9780714840543
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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