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Snowbound, Lisa Robinson

Artist: Lisa M. Robinson
Introduction by Mark Strand
Foreword by Celina Lunsford
Published by KEHRER VERLAG
Heidelberg, Germany, 2007
ISBN 978-3-939583-50-9

112 pages, 50 color reproductions

Book Condition: New

$60.00 US


ABOUT THE BOOK

For five winters, the young American photographer Lisa M. Robinson made photographs in the snow. Snowbound depicts landscapes in which everyday objects - alienated and sunken in snow- civilize the natural surroundings. Traces of human existence set accents in the white landscape, delimiting it and often popping up in an amusing or incongruous way. A lonely hammock, a trampoline or a swimming pool are echoes of both summers past and of personal memories. But Lisa M. Robinson is not interested in showing the obvious; instead, the photographs make use of the many aggregate states of water - ice, snow, fog, water - as metaphors for life and transience.


ABOUT THE ARTIST

Lisa M. Robinson graduated cum laude from Columbia University, and received her MFA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. After moving to New York, she became printing assistant for George Tice. Awards include a Fulbright Grant, as well as “Curator’s Choice” at the Houston Center of Photography Membership Exhibition and the “Top 50 Photographers” chosen by Critical Mass. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Light Work, and was recently selected as the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Fellow at the MacDowell Colony. Snowbound has been exhibited internationally in Argentina, Syria, Lithuania, Denmark, Uruguay, Chile and Bolivia. Her work is in such collections as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego; the Ogden Museum of Southern Art; and Fidelity Investments. Lisa M. Robinson was recently nominated for a Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant.