Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video
Brian WallisISBN: 3882439297;
Book DescriptionPresenting the works of 50 contemporary artists and photographers from around the world, Strangers explores the different roles the camera now plays in negotiating the boundaries between public and private life, trust and fear, intimacy and isolation. Accompanying the first recurring exhibition of its kind devoted to photography and related media at the International Center of Photography in New York, Strangers investigates the social world through images that have been created as a result of encounters with people unknown to one another. In addition to the more personal and psychological aspects of estrangement, the artists in Strangers also engage with the theme of globalization and diaspora--an especially timely subject in its geopolitical ramifications. Strangers includes illuminating biographical essays on each of the artists and their works; four original essays by ICP curators Brian Wallis, Christopher Phillips, Carol Squiers and Edward...
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