Andres Gonzalez — American Origami

Andres Gonzalez — American Origami

25 x 28 cm / 384 pages / colour/ softcover (staplebound reversed gatefold) / isbn 978-94-90119-81-2 / Design Hans Gremmen / Published in collaboration with Light Work / Winner of the Light Work Photobook Award 2019 / Shortlist Aperture Paris Photobook Award 2019 / Best Photobook of 2019 (PhotoEye) / 60 euro (excl. shipping)

‘American Origami’ is the result of six years of photographic research, and results in a statement of over 700 photographs which closely examines the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, weaving together first person interviews, forensic documents, and original photographs. The book takes the reader through a visual journey of shared grief, to illuminate moments of beauty and bring forward moral questions embedded in acts of collective healing. The book is bound in a unique way, and creates a parallel world of the past and the present, showing the silenced landscape interwoven with the personal artifacts created by those left behind.

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