[alt-photo] Re: Sam Wang's new book! (in the Kingdom)
trevor at chalkjockeys.com
Sat Mar 5 03:35:28 GMT 2011
If I order, I'll have it sent to a US address. They're quite picky about
media coming into the country. Billboards or window signs that have
pictures of people's faces are often blurred to hide likenesses. They
tear out pages of magazines (including Nat Geo) if there is questionable
content...or, they place an adhesive sheet over offending images.
On 3/5/11 5:58 AM, Amy Holmes George wrote:
> Yes, there are nudes in the book . . .
>> Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 11:05:22 +0300
>> From: trevor at chalkjockeys.com
>> To: alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org
>> Subject: [alt-photo] Re: Sam Wang's new book!
>> Very interested. But, living in Saudi, I have to ask if there are any
>> nude images in the collection. I'd hate to have page(s) ripped out,
>> blacked out, or stickered if I order it to be sent here.
>> On 3/3/11 8:25 PM, Amy Holmes George wrote:
>>> As Chris Anderson mentioned recently, Sam Wang's BEAUTIFUL book, "Sam Wang: Four Decades of Photographic Explorations" (which was published in China) is now available! I have to say (as a former graduate student of Sam's) that this book offers an extraordinary survey of his circle images, pinhole and zone plate work, and naturally his alternative process prints—all gorgeously reproduced. You can purchase it on Amazon:
>>> Under News on his web site: www.samwang.us there is also mention of how to purchase the book directly from Sam. I should mention that, at this time, it is only available to ship within the U.S.
>>> By the way, for translations of the Chinese articles by critic Bao Kun and Professor Zhong as well as some snapshot of several pages, go here:
>>> https://public.me.com/samwang654and use password "bookinfo"
>>> This book is a must-have for your alt pro library :)
>>> Amy Holmes George
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