Book Review by George Slade The desire to create worlds for the camera to gaze upon and record strikes me as an open-ended art of possibility in which photographic syntax places a high premium on signs, symbols, and the artist’s imagination. The stakes are raised...
Jake Shivery, Contact The camera salesman Mr. J. Shivery reveals his meditations on vision and community in this eloquent commingling of first-person text and second-person imagery. Contact, the book’s title, assumes both literal and metaphoric implications. Literal,...
Lemniscate of Diffusion
Diffusion, Volume VIII, 2016
Contact by Jake Shivery
160-page, limited-edition book
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