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Hardcover, 7.75 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2013 p. 98   

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Michael Schmelling: Land Line


Michael Schmelling: Land LineIn the winter of 2007, photographer Michael Schmelling--known for his previous books Shut Up Truth and The Plan--photographed the USA National Memory Championships in New York City. Roughly 100 competitors gathered in a modest conference hall in the Con Edison building to compete in a series of mnemonic tests. Schmelling's photographs from that day are primarily of the competitors, all intensely engaged in recalling and reciting lists of information. Schmelling returned to the championships in 2008, photographing many of the same competitors as the year before. Building a book of short, interrelated stories, Schmelling has combined these images of mnemonists with a series of similar, overlapping narratives. Traveling through a North American landscape of neutral interiors, the viewer of Land Line encounters an array of subjects in the midst of thinking, forgetting, questioning and interpreting. Photographs of professional mnemonists, teenagers in an algorithmic code competition, entrepreneurs, a Hollywood actor, prisoners and English language students dressed up as historical figures coalesce into a larger narrative about cognition, memory and information.

Featured image is reproduced from Michael Schmelling: Land Lines.

Michael Schmelling: Land Line

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 4/27/2014

ARTBOOK Signing Schedule: Sunday at Paris Photo Los Angeles

ARTBOOK Signing Schedule: Sunday at Paris Photo Los Angeles

Visit us Sunday at Paris Photo Los Angeles (Booth C6 on the New York City backlot) for book signings with Mike Brodie, Malerie Marder, Lucas Foglia and Michael Schmelling.

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Michael Schmelling: Shut Up Truth

MICHAEL SCHMELLING: SHUT UP TRUTH

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ISBN: 9780970165633
USD $25.00
| CAN $34.5 UK £ 22

Pub Date: 6/1/2007
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