Copyright Harold Eugene Edgerton
"As soon as i see someone - anyone at all - I automatically begin stripping off his hair, then his cheeks, then his eyes, as though they were something unnecessary, something that is merely preventing me from penetrating to his essence; and I envisage his head as nothing but a skull and teeth - the only details that endure. Do you understand? I feel that I have crossed over into a kingdom of bones, of pure calcium."
Text from Ismail Kadare
Photo by Walker Evans
James Brown, “Something”
Photos by Antonio Sansone
ROGER BALLEN: ASYLUM OF THE BIRDS
To mark the publication of his much-awaited new monograph Asylum of the Birds, photographer Roger Ballen, with director Ben Crossman, has produced this psychologically powerful, unforgettable film that follows Roger into a world synonymous with his photographs, as never before seen on film.
"I’m fascinated by birds. They link the heavens to the earth…"