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Andres Gonzalez

American Origami

FW:Photography, Amsterdam — 2019
SFr. 65.00
Pages: 384
Edition: First edition
Dimensions: 28 x 25 cm
Language: English
ISBN: 9789490119812

‘American Origami’ is the result of six years of photographic research by Andres Gonzalez. The project closely examines the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, interweaving first-person interviews, forensic documents, press materials, and original photographs. The book takes its reader through a visual journey of shared grief and atonement to illuminate moments of beauty and pose moral questions embedded in acts of collective healing. Bound in a unique way, the varied elements repeat and fold into each other, creating a parallel world of past and present, and showing the silenced landscape together with the personal artefacts created by those left behind.

Winner of the Light Work Photobook Award 2019
Shortlist Aperture Paris Photobook Award 2019
Best of 2019 (Deadbeatclub: George Georgiou, Jacqueline Bates)
Best Photobook of 2019 (PhotoEye: Jason Eskenazi,  Shane Lavalette, Kevin Kunishi)
Best of 2019 (Rob Hornstra,: Vanessa Winship, Photobookstore Magazine)
Photobooks of the Year, Bildband Berlin
PHmuseum Best Photo Book 2019 (Laurence Cornet)
The Guardian Best of 2019 (Sean O’Hagan)
TIME  Magazine’s Best Photobooks of 2019 

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