Our priority is to fulfil all existing orders whilst ensuring the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and customers alike. Please be assured that our warehouse team is working hard to ship all existing orders as quickly and safely as possible. Orders may take up to 7 weeks to be delivered.
Unfortunately you can no longer log into your account, but please do not worry. This does not mean your order is not being processed. You will receive a tracking email as soon as your order has been dispatched. You are still able to contact Customer Services by email at email@example.com or call 0345 602 3030 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) for any questions you may have.
Thank you for your continued patience and understanding. The Book People
Absence of Being is a haunting, intensely personal, yet universal exploration of the subconscious world, which began with Susan Burnstine's first, highly praised monograph, Within Shadows (2011). Burnstine's creative journey began at the age of four, when she began to suff er from debilitating night terrors. Each morning, her mother encouraged her to try to neutralise the frightening images by reinterpreting them into some positive form of art. The process allowed her to hold this paralysing unconscious world at bay. Burnstine's night terrors have continued, with varying degrees of frequency and intensity, to this day. However, rather than let them define her life, Burnstine has chosen to let them define her art. Building on the childhood coping skill fostered by her mother, she now finds and captures images that psychologically purge her dreams and better allow her to experience reality. Finding no existing camera that could create what her mind envisioned, Burnstine began to build her own until she arrived at the prototype for the handmade cameras she continues to use. The results are instantly recognisable, dreamlike images, which have been described as 21st century Impressionism, and which speak directly to the viewer's subconscious.
Product code: AUVGW
Dimensions: 24.0cm x 28.0cm
Publish date: 06/09/2016
Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.
There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?