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Martin Hyers & Will Mebane: Empire
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Flexi, 11 x 9 in. / 136 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 4/30/2014 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780988983182 | $39.95



Martin Hyers & Will Mebane: EmpireMartin Hyers & Will Mebane: Empire

Published by Daylight Books.
Text by Karen Irvine.

Between 2004 and 2007, American photographers Martin Hyers and Will Mebane made a series of road trips through the American South, West and East to create a photographic archive of objects. The project, titled Empire, yielded more than 9,000 photographs captured in 25 states. Using two hand-held 4 x 5 view cameras, Hyers and Mebane ventured out into public places, met strangers and accompanied them back to their homes, offices and factories to photograph. Working in a deliberately forensic fashion, they photographed the objects they encountered--stoves, family photographs, computers, trophies and the like. Many of the objects included in their project are discomfiting because of their impending obsolescence: an overhead projector rests on a table, a typewriter sits on a desk, a set of encyclopedias waits well-organized on a yellow bookshelf.

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DAYLIGHT BOOKS

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Flexi, 11 x 9 in. / 136 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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PUB DATE 4/30/2014
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CATALOG: SPRING 2014 p. 104   

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