Out of Focus is the book of the first major photography overview at the Saatchi Gallery in London since the highly acclaimed 2001 show I Am a Camera. Out of Focus presents 38 international artists working with the medium of photography in diverse, innovative and arresting ways.
This fully illustrated hardback book includes an essay by William A Ewing international expert on photography, a writer, exhibition curator and Director of the Musee de l’Elysee in Lausanne, considered one of the world’s foremost institutions specializing in photography. The essay will focus on the contributing photographers and their works.
Out of Focus offers an international perspective on current trends in photography with work by Mikhael Subotzky, Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, Mohau Modisakeng, all from South Africa; Olaf Breuning from Switzerland; Elina Brotherus from Finland; Anders Clausen from Denmark; J H Engstrom from Sweden; Andreas Gefeller and Nicole Wermers from Germany; Jonny Briggs, Mat Collishaw, John Stezaker, Hannah Sawtell, Hannah Starkey from the UK; Noemie Goudal from France; Sohei Nishino and Yumiko Utsu from Japan; David Noonan from Australia; Leonce Raphael Agbodjélou from Benin; Pinar Yolcan from Turkey; from the US, Michel Abeles, Mitch Epstein, Katy Grannan, Luis Guispert, Daniel Gordon, Matt Lipps, Ryan McGinley, Sara van der Beek, Matthew Day Jackson, Laurel Nakadate, Marlo Pascual, David Benjamin Sherry, Mariah Robertson, Meredyth Sparks, A L Steiner, Jennifer West; and from Canada Chris Levine.
Other books by William A. Ewing include ReGeneration2: Tomorrow's Photographers Today and Face: The New Photographic Portrait.