Author by José Parlá, Fiona McKinnon, Lain Cadby
24.5 x 28.5 cm
Publisher: Elms Lesters
Edition of 1000
This book is hard bound in a limited edition of 1000 copies, and has been designed by José Parlá and Iain Cadby and compiled by Fiona McKinnon.
The most beautiul and comprehensive study of José Parlá's work to date, it contains 83 full colour images across 140 pages and accompanied his solo show ADAPTATION / TRANSLATION held at Elms Lesters in October / November 2008
Structured into sections which explore different areas of José's methodology and practice, it covers his research/ documentary photography from his travels, previously unpublished works, and concludes with a catalogue of works from his Elms Lesters solo show - Adaptation / Translation.
With a foreword by author and collector Saeb Eigner and essay by curator Michael Betancourt
A wallet at the back of the book includes two large format foldout doublesided illustrations, as well as two doublesided printed cards, all of which document the extraordinary site-specific works José painted during his residency at Elms Lesters in preparation for the exhibition.