Wednesday, October 24

The Address Book by Sophie Calle


"Never before published in its entirety in English, The Address Book is a key and controversial work in Sophie Calle’s oeuvre. Having found a lost address book on the street in Paris, Calle copied the pages before returning it anonymously to its owner. She then embarked on a search to come to know this stranger by contacting listed individuals—in essence, following him through the map of his acquaintances. Her written accounts of these encounters with friends, family and colleagues—juxtaposed with Calle’s photographs—originally appeared as serial in the newspaper Libération over the course of one month in 1983."
Siglio Press
Harpers: The Address Book
amazon: The Address Book
Gallerist NY
vimeo: In-Print Photobook Video #3 (Video)

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