Illustrated People – Thomas Mailaender (Special Edition)
Edition: First edition of 25 signed and numbered copies
Dimensions: 22 x 32 cm
Includes a signed and numbered inkjet print (22.5 x 32.5 cm) mounted on plexiglass. Housed in a red plexiglass box.
Illustrated People is the manifestation in book form of a performance by Thomas Mailaender, in which he applied original negatives selected from the Archive of Modern Conflict’s collection to the skin of models and projected a powerful UV lamp over them, revealing a fleeting image on the skin’s surface. Mailaender then photographed each of his models before exposure to daylight caused the images to disappear. The book comprises the resulting shots interspersed with a series of archival images from the AMC collection.
Published in association with RVB Books.
- Winner of the 2015 Paris Photo-Aperture PhotoBook of the Year Award
- Winner of the 2015 PHotoEspana Best Photography Book of the Year International Category