Bangkok Beauties

Kessels, Erik

Regular price €20,00

The photographs have become even more precious and lovely in their decay. Over the years, the pictures have deteriorated, been scratched and suffered weather all of which serves to enhance their beauty both as images and as objects. In fact, we can hold these rescued beauties and see them front and back thereby join in the admiring contest that continues even still”, 12 time-worn b/w photographs of Thai beauty contestants parading their parasols on a catwalk, these historical images are reproduced here recto and verso, displaying the wear and tear of the bygone decades on both sides, photographs collected and edited by E.K., stapled, 22,5 x 17 cm, 28 not numbered pages, ed/250, Amsterdam 2007