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Plastics / Michael James Fox
Bib ID 7505368
Format BookBook [still image, text, volume]
Author
Fox, Michael James, photographer
 
Printer Australia : Printed in Australia
Description Melbourne, Australia : Published by Perimeter Editions & Heavy Time Books, 2017 
©2017 
44 unnumbered pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 cm. 
ISBN 9780995358676
Series

Perimeter editions ; 027.

Summary

Plastic is a densely loaded material and concept. One of the great scientific and industrial innovations of the late 19th and 20th centuries, plastic has become the all-pervasive staple of modern manufacturing, technology and their speculative futures. In the same breath, plastic has become laden with a flood of negative connotations; it is the talisman of environmental degradation, the detritus of an unsympathetic petrochemical industry and a signpost of global ill health. New York photographer Michael James Fox's debut artist book Plastics takes a very different vantage on this most complex of materials and ideas. Drawing on two distinct, though interlocked, bodies of work, the book not only recasts the humble plastic bag via the lens of the colour-drenched still life, but also via that of the veiled and abstracted urban landscape. -Publisher's website.

Notes

Title from back cover. Introduction on front cover.

Text: Anna Thomasson; design: Ed Davis; editor: Dan Rule.

First edition of 300.

Binding

Saddle stapled softcover with dust jacket. 

Subjects Fox, Michael James.  |  Plastics -- Pictorial works.  |  Artists' books.  |  Photobooks.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Thomasson, Anna, writer of introduction  |  Davis, Ed, book designer

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