Sweat Alex Farrar

Published by 7.45 Books, 2020, 206 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 18.3 × 27.5 cm, English

Price: €24

Sweat brings together images of sweat forms taken by Alex Farrar and collated from Instagram, celebrity websites and photo libraries. Stock and staged imagery are displayed alongside paparazzi shots and documentary images. The suggestion of a figure builds accumulatively as we flick through the pages, our eyes grow accustomed to seeing a body that is never fully explicated. Why sweat?’ Hand numbered in an edition of 150.

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Wimper Alex Farrar

Published by Mulberry Tree Press, 2019, 160 pages (b/w ill.), 11.4 × 17.1 cm, English

Price: €18

Wimper is 81 found eyelashes scanned directly on to the drum of a risograph printer and printed, one per spread, to irritate the context of what is supposed to be an exhibition catalogue published to accompany the exhibition Faltering, light under two screw holes… at SE8 Gallery, London.

Texts by Nicolas de Oliveira and Nicola Oxley, and David Price. Graphic design by studio Hendriksen, risograph printed by Alex Farrar in studio Hendriksen, Amsterdam, with the cover offset printed by ZwaanLenoirSchuring and bound by AGIA (The Netherlands) in a print run of 300 copies.

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