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Martin Usborne

The Silence of Dogs in Cars

Hoxton Mini Press, London — 2020
SFr. 16.00
Pages: 96
Edition: First edition by Hoxton Mini Press (Published in 2012 by Kehrer Verlag)
Dimensions: 20.2 x 15.6 cm
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-910566-67-1

Once left in a car, for a short while as a young kid, Martin remembers the feeling that no-one might come back. Around about the same time he identified and fell in love with dogs - they were also silent, just as he felt in the car. A few decades later the two memories fused into this strangely melancholic but also subtly humorous project.

These cinematic photographs of dogs in cars, taken mostly at night, reveal an emotional honesty that only animals can express. Behind the dogs’ eyes are feelings that humans so often avoid: the fear of being alone, the uncertainty of the unknown, but also a certain hope that can be found in silence.


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