Tag: alec soth

Gathered leaves by Alec Soth in the Science Museum

Events October 16, 2015

Alec Soth is widely considered to be world’s foremost documentary photographer. Recently described by the Telegraph as the ‘greatest living photographer of America’s social and geographical landscape’, Soth is admired for his experimentation across exhibition, book, magazine and digital forms.”

Let me just come out and say it. I love Alec Soth. When the American photographer said ‘yes’ to being published in the second issue of our zine, I felt ready to retire from publishing. After all, I had achieved all that I wanted to achieve, having printed some of my favourite photos from Soth’s ‘Broken Manual’ series in my outdoorsy booklet.

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Sunday Mornings at the River #2

Zines June 26, 2015

The second issue of Sunday Mornings at the River zine focusses on the outdoors in a more documentary way. It contains Soth’s images from his series ‘Broken Manual.’ Soth investigates the places in which people retreat to escape civilization. Soth photographs monks, survivalists, hermits and runaways,but this isn’t a conventional documentary book on life “off the grid.”  Read More