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2016-06-17

‘Body of Work’ and others, Eye magazine blog

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Books received #20 (photobooks) Monday, 8.00am, 13 June 2016


Wallace’s Road Wallah, Claridge’s East End, Graham’s The Whiteness of the Whale and Connew’s Body of Work

 

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... an excerpt from afterword of ‘Body of Work’:

“In the first instance, ‘Body of Work’ is about the orchestrated process of horse breeding. But, as I wriggled through the months of scrutiny, amidst the rawness of procreation, I became aware of a common anomaly in the mares being served. I came to recognise, in one mare after another, an anthropomorphic capacity to reflect. Through mournful eyes, they would make known an understanding of their peculiar predicament.”