Familiar Unknows by Hervé Pezzini
Title: FAMILIAR UNKNOWNS
Blurb/Shorttext: To prepare this book I plunged into my personal archives: slides, colour prints and especially black and white contact sheets.
I had gone through them hundreds of times to find the reference of the negative
which will eventually become a large format print or a scan for a publication.
In this process, I regularly came across the faces of my loved ones and could
measure their evolution over time, not without nostalgia in front of the relentless
march of days, and years. Because we continued to share a few portions of our
respective paths, it was easy for me to reconstruct the story before and after
In this book, these photos are alongside others: shots of strangers taken on
the spot, in the streets of different towns or villages. Here, no common path is
taken, not even a meeting; just a painless collision of two spontaneities.
Several decades having passed, some will have disappeared, others will have
slowed down their steps or, on the contrary, will have crossed the border of
Book language: English/French
Publishing house: Snap Collective
Publication date: 2021-10-20
Number of pages: 148
Category: Photography, film, video, TV
Price: 59.00 €
Keywords: photography, art, photobook, portraits, people photography, faces, art photo, France.