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Jasper

Matthew Genitempo
Jasper

Photographs by Matthew Genitempo

Text by Frank Stanford

Twin Palms, 2018

Edition of 2,000 copies

Hardcover with raw paper dust jacket

96 pp., 51 b/w illustrations printed on uncoated paper

270 x 330 mm

Item #6890

0.900 6890 EUR 75.00 Add to Cart

Shortlisted for the 2018 Paris-Photo/Aperture Foundation First Photobook Award

Selected as one of the Best Books of 2018 by Brad Feuerhelm, Todd Hido, Melanie McWhorter, Gregory Barker, Bryan Schutmaat, Richard Renaldi

"It is rare to see such a delicate vision, where the landscapes are every bit as good as the portraits." Todd Hido

"(...) this atmospheric and astonishingly beautiful debut is an achievement of style and lyricism that will not be forgotten." Bryan Schutmaat

Inspired by the life and work of the poet and land surveyor, Frank Stanford, these photographs of hermetic homes and men living in solitude were taken in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas and Missouri.

By capturing the foggy landscapes, cluttered interiors, and rugged men that are tucked away in the dark woods, Jasper explores a fascination with running away from the everyday. The work bounces between fact and fiction, exhibiting the reality and myth of what it means to be truly apart from society.

Matthew Genitempo is an American photographer and book publisher currently living and making work in Marfa, Texas. He received his MFA in photography from the University of Hartford. Matthew was recently selected as one of PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers and received the LensCulture Emerging Photographer Award.

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