This book contains descriptions, written over the course of a year, of the shifting qualities of natural light in Brighton. Each page is a different description, a different point of view. In its search for a language to express the ephemeral and mercurial experience of light; the weather and the natural and urban landscape of the city.
More than anything, the book is an exploration of perception, of the act of sustained looking, and of the possibility for discovering moments of extraordinary beauty and surprise in the experience of the everyday.
David Harradine, 2008, 214 pages, 14.5cm x 20.5cm. Limited edition of 250.
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