Joshua Ballew: Archive of the Ordinary
The series featured today is a wonderful exploration of items he has come across in various books. Between the Sheets are little messages or totems that connect us to another human and offer a sense of history and what has come before.
Each diptych exists as a faceless portrait of the previous owner offering more questions than definitive answers. Pairing the items with an image of the pages on which they were found, allows for the banality of each item to contrast the sensational lines of text and titles of each book. This disparity between the real and the ideal becomes the focus of the work, speaking directly to the desire of escapism fulfilled within the pages of each book.
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Nick Brandt: This Empty WorldMarch 23rd, 2019
Sue Palmer Stone: Embodiment: Salvaging A SelfMarch 13th, 2019
Hinda Schuman: Dear ShirleyFebruary 28th, 2019
PhotoNOLA: Richard Alan Cohen: Moonlit and WaterlineFebruary 23rd, 2019