Pierre von Kleist Editions

White Noise by António Júlio Duarte

About the artist

António Júlio Duarte (b. 1965) is a photographer born and based in Lisbon, Portugal. He studied photography at Ar.Co, Lisbon between 1985 and 1989, and at the Royal College of Art, London UK, as a Gulbenkian scholar in 1991.

António Júlio Duarte has been photographing casino’s lobbies in Macau for the last 10 years.

Shot at night, with a medium format camera and a flash, often in jet lag, the lobbies became Duarte’s personal territory. The absurd luxury of the places combined with the strangeness of the objects, and the absence of human presence, creates a strong dreamlike feeling. We are led through a labyrinth, as if floating.

This work is both an important document about the little seen reality of Casino’s in Macau today, and a very personal reflection about East and West, about how to relate to the world through photography.

Publisher

Pierre von Kleist Editions

Published

2011

ISBN

978-97-299825-7-6

Notes

Fine condition.

Volume

78 pages

Type

Hardcover

Format

300×300 mm

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