Karma (signed)

by Óscar Monzón


Photographs: Óscar Monzón

Publisher: RVB Books, Co-published with Dalpine

128 pages

Pictures: 69 color photographs

Year: 2013

ISBN: 979-10-90306-18-9

Price: 165

Comments: First edition! 21 x 30cm, Soft cover, pages with gloss lamination. First Photobook award winner (Paris Photo 2013)

Óscar Monzón undertook, in Madrid, between 2009 and 2013, a large scale project on the sphere of cars, and more precisely on the drivers' relationship to their automobile. This work results in the book Karma. Never fabricated, these photos, most of which we can imagine were stolen, refer to Luc Boltanski's concept of "body car". Being the only object which both completely absorbs us and that we can manipulate at our own will from the inside, cars cause a sensation of passing elsewhere with a sense of security. They offer a private space among the midst of public sphere and create a familiar realm which permits the most private experiences. Óscar Monzón is interested in this distinctive feature, he violates the enclosed space, catches the scenery with a flash and defies the privacy of the cars drivers.


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Karma (signed)

by Óscar Monzón


Photographs: Óscar Monzón

Publisher: RVB Books, Co-published with Dalpine

128 pages

Pictures: 69 color photographs

Year: 2013

ISBN: 979-10-90306-18-9

Price: 165

Comments: First edition! 21 x 30cm, Soft cover, pages with gloss lamination. First Photobook award winner (Paris Photo 2013)

Óscar Monzón undertook, in Madrid, between 2009 and 2013, a large scale project on the sphere of cars, and more precisely on the drivers' relationship to their automobile. This work results in the book Karma. Never fabricated, these photos, most of which we can imagine were stolen, refer to Luc Boltanski's concept of "body car". Being the only object which both completely absorbs us and that we can manipulate at our own will from the inside, cars cause a sensation of passing elsewhere with a sense of security. They offer a private space among the midst of public sphere and create a familiar realm which permits the most private experiences. Óscar Monzón is interested in this distinctive feature, he violates the enclosed space, catches the scenery with a flash and defies the privacy of the cars drivers.


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Karma (signed)

by Óscar Monzón


Photographs: Óscar Monzón

Publisher: RVB Books, Co-published with Dalpine

128 pages

Pictures: 69 color photographs

Year: 2013

ISBN: 979-10-90306-18-9

Price: 165

Comments: First edition! 21 x 30cm, Soft cover, pages with gloss lamination. First Photobook award winner (Paris Photo 2013)

Óscar Monzón undertook, in Madrid, between 2009 and 2013, a large scale project on the sphere of cars, and more precisely on the drivers' relationship to their automobile. This work results in the book Karma. Never fabricated, these photos, most of which we can imagine were stolen, refer to Luc Boltanski's concept of "body car". Being the only object which both completely absorbs us and that we can manipulate at our own will from the inside, cars cause a sensation of passing elsewhere with a sense of security. They offer a private space among the midst of public sphere and create a familiar realm which permits the most private experiences. Óscar Monzón is interested in this distinctive feature, he violates the enclosed space, catches the scenery with a flash and defies the privacy of the cars drivers.


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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com