Revisting the Bonaventure Hotel by Jaspar Joseph-Lester

 

CI-03

 

This book is a photo-essay that describes the life of a building through a range of film stills, photographic images and written citations. With Revisiting the Bonaventure Hotel we wander between references to Fredric Jameson, John Portman and Arnold Schwarzenegger as we view a world through different perspectives: vertical, horizontal and rotating. This is a story about the image.

‘I loved it. Looks like a Chris Marker book, so glamorous.’
Chris Kraus

Jaspar Joseph-Lester makes artworks, writes and collaborates on projects that explore the role that images and fictional narratives have in determining urban planning, community and living. He is a Research Tutor in Fine Art at the Royal College of Art and a Reader at Sheffield Hallam University. He is a co-editor of Transmission Annual.

Publication Date: February 2013
Format: 130mm x 195mm
Paperback Extent: 96pp
Photography: 56 B&W
Prices: £10
ISBN: 978-0-9553792-5-3
Trade Distribution: Central Books Ltd

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