Margaret Lansink – Borders of Nothingness – On the Mend
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Margaret Lansink – Borders of Nothingness – On the Mend

by The(M) éditions


In Borders of Nothingness, Dutch photographer Margaret Lansink (b. 1961) explores the transitional ambiguity of her adult daughter’s decision to suspend all contact with her, photographing landscapes and naked women whose ephemeral presence questions the same torment: is this the moment you left?

Over time, Lansink and her daughter reconnected in an attempt to mend their relationship. Lansink then revisited and reinterpreted Borders of Nothingness to materially reflect their emotional efforts to heal.

Inspired by the Japanese method of repairing broken ceramics with gold leaf, she gathers her images, tears them apart and then glues them back together with gold leaf to give hope to the possibility of recreating a bond that is all the stronger and more beautiful for having once been broken.

Katherine Oktober Matthews

SKU: FIS-BOK-110 Category:

Co-Publisher the(M) éditions et IBASHO
Text (French / English) : Katherine Oktober Matthews
Design: Studio Julia
Pages: 96
Width: 14 cm
Height: 19 cm
Hard cover
Limited edition of 30 copies presented in a box, numbered and signed with a collage (to choose among 2 images, the third one being sold out) on a handmade Kinsuki Washi paper with 23ct. gold leaf

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 14 × 19 cm

The(M) éditions

The(M) éditions a été fondée en 2015 par Marie Sepchat.

Spécialisée dans l’édition de livres de photographie, the(M) éditions publie des ouvrages qui se « ressentent », conçus comme des objets singuliers, en édition limitée. Chaque livre propose une expérience esthétique et sensorielle unique, en harmonie avec le travail de l’artiste.

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