31.2 x 23 cm | 12 x 9 in
121 ills | 256 pages
Publisher: Black Dog Press
Foreword: Marvin Heiferman
The first monograph of photographer Ryan Koopmans, an award winning Canadian/Dutch photographer whose work is exhibited and published across the world, Vantage explores the earth’s manmade structures, surreal architecture and megacities, evoking the insight and intrigue experienced from a travelling photographer’s perspective.
Koopmans' compelling photographs are presented alongside conversations with environmentalists, architects and local residents, providing a timeless vision of our world that is both contemporary and creative.
Marvin Heiferman, an independent curator and writer who originates projects about the impact of photographic images on art, visual culture and science, offers an insightful foreword.
With photographs shot on location in Kazakhstan, China, Russia, Iraq, Brazil, USA, UK, the Netherlands, Singapore, Hong Kong, Georgia, Ukraine, Spain, Sweden, Canada, Dubai, Malaysia and South Korea.
"Finding the geometry, repetition and patterns - the chaos and the symmetry - his aerial shots are not only beautiful compositions; they document the buildings and structures that have sprung up to accommodate a growing population."
Images from Vantage displayed on the Standard Vision screen in Downtown Los Angeles, USA.
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