donderdag 5 mei 2011
A father-daughter relationship M'n vader/My Father-Deddi Chantal Spieard Mirelle Thijsen's Choice of Photobooks on Care environments and Matters of Life and Death Photography
Photobook 'M'n vader/My Father-Deddi'
The photobook 'M'n vader/My Father-Deddi' is about the course of the disease of Chantal's father as well as the father-daughter relationship. In October 2001 the book was published in cooperation with Foundation/Publishing AgencyDuo/Duo (Aad Speksnijder) in Rotterdam.
Designer: Rick Vermeulen
Text: Mensje van Keulen, Dr. M. Kramer, Chantal Spieard
The book is for sale in the more exclusive bookstores and during expositions of Chantal (ISBN 90-72971-63-9)
Deddi shows a body that is slowly taken over by illness. It is the body of the photographer’s father. As a viewer, you almost have the feeling that you are out of place as a party in this story, in which a, generally abstract, illness takes on a personal face.
Chantal Spieard, currently living in Amsterdam, was born in 1974. After graduating in 2000 from the Utrecht University of Arts where she studied Photography, she nowadays works as a freelance photographer represented by the agency Foto Formation in Amsterdam.