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TRANSFORMATION | G. ELLIOTT SIMPSON
For the first time, iconic fetish photographer G. Elliott Simpson is showing his works in a monograph from Bruno Gmünder. This book features cutting-edge fetish photography showcasing rubber and latex, aesthetically appealing and skillfully made. The Toronto-based photographer manages to approach the topic in a tasteful way, allowing viewers from the outside to explore an unknown world of lust and desire. Read the foreword The Subject Looks Back by Brad Fraser.
“In some ways Simpson works like a film-maker. The initial photographs are just the beginning of a much longer, highly labour-intensive process. Backgrounds are painted, figures are retouched, distorted, changed. Viewing the final print is different from seeing the original proofs in the same way that seeing an artist’s initial storyboards differs from viewing the finished film. The artifice that began with the costumes and props from the original shoot becomes so enhanced that the images take on a convincing naturalism authentic to the artist’s vision and world view”. Brad Fraser
“The closer one looks, the more complex and unsettling Simpson’s work becomes. It provokes questions about matters that go beyond immediate and easy assumptions. L. Chapman
Transformation is available for pre-order at most online booksellers and will be released in Dec. of 2016.