08 January 2010

Anne Collier - Woman with a Camera (35mm)

Woman with a Camera (35mm)
Anne Collier
Essay by Tom McDonough
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 4 color offset
44 pages, 7 x 8.5 in (22 x 17.5 cm)
Edition of 600

"Woman With a Camera (35mm) consists of eighteen consecutive film stills taken from the trailer of the 1978 thriller Eyes of Laura Mars, in which Faye Dunaway plays a fashion photographer who experiences visions of real-life murders while on photo shoots. In Collier's re-photographed presentation, Dunaway slowly lowers her Nikon in a gesture of stunned horror, casting a disquietingly direct gaze at the viewer/reader, who cannot help but feel implicated in this new, more generalized scenario in which the camera becomes a symbol for looking. With an essay by Tom McDonough."

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