A Man went up the Mountain by Rebecca Rijsdijk

Zines June 28, 2015

The immigration officer reminds me of a good cop on Hill Street Blues, that’s why we picked his queue. When he asks us whether we’re married I tell him no, “but we are a couple” and apparently we were very successful photographers too. Classic. Lied my arse off before even officially entering the country. When we walk toward the luggage belt I grab his hand, the last time I had done that was eight months ago, just before we broke up. “I am sorry I told him we were a couple.” He smiles, thank God he smiles. It’s a genuine one because his eyes smile. “It’s okay,” he says, and I let go of his hand.

We made another zine. ‘A Man went up the Mountain’ is a collection photos Rebecca Rijsdijk took on a roadtrip in the US. It is a story about a lost love, with the great American West as a backdrop.

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 Limited edition of 30
250 and 120 grams Biotop
Sewn bound
44 pages
Printed by De Resolutie
Hand bound by De Boekenlegger

Photographs by Rebecca Rijsdijk
Read a (Dutch) feature on New Dawn

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We published bits from this zine in our travel stories ‘The Grey Mountains,’ ‘The Giant Forest,’ ‘No Man’s Land,’ ‘The Sacred Valley,’ and ‘The Silver Beach.’

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