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SPBH Book Club IV by Mariah Roberston

Now available at SPBH Editions

Title of publication: SPBH BOOK CLUB VOL IV by Mariah Roberston
Name of artist: Mariah Roberston

Design: Antonio de Luca
Editor: Bruno Ceschel
Publication date: October, 2013
Edition size: 500
Format: Hardcover / Leporello Binding / HandMade
Size: 15 x 20cm
Number of pages: 40
Type of printing: Lithography
Number of pictures: 20
Price: £50, €60, $80

Description of book: Mariah Robertson is an alchemist. Her experimental approach to making art has seen images spill from the restrictions of the frame and reach across walls and floors. In SPBH Book Club Vol IV, we are presented with the results of Robertson’s time in the immersive space of the darkroom – freeing herself from the classic conventions of photographic practice, she works intuitively with photograms, irregular chemical reactions, solarizations and collage to paint the surface of the photograph and push the magical element of the medium to it’s very limits. Washed out glimpses of palm trees and beach snaps give a fleeting sense of place, hinting at a time long since past, or an unnamed paradise perhaps.

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