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Oculus

Oculus Video

The video of/for my book Oculus has gotten about 1500 1600 views from 37 over 40 different countries so far. Right on.
But here is a strange statistic: most people in the United States that have viewed the video have been male (84%). In New York alone the numbers skew to 87.5%. The UK 67% male. Brazil a 55/44% split. Not sure why the demographics are coming back that way.

I feel this 12 minute video is best viewed quietly and without distraction. And if you want to see more about the book or read some reviews, here is a link to relevant pages on my website.

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About kenschles

Ken Schles is the author of Invisible City (1988; reprint 2015 and 2016), The Geometry of Innocence (2001), A New History of Photography: The World Outside and the Pictures In Our Heads (2007), Oculus (2011) and Night Walk (2015 and 2016). His work has been nominated for the Deutsche Börse Prize, exhibited by The Museum of Modern Art, noted by the New York Times Book Review, cited in histories of the medium (Parr/Badger, Auer & Auer, 10x10 American Photobooks) and issued by some of the foremost publishers of our time (Steidl, Hatje Cantz, Twelvetrees Press). They're considered “intellectual milestones in photography” (Süddeutsche Zeitung), “hellishly brilliant” (The New Yorker). Ken Schles’ work is included in private and public collections such as The Museum of Modern Art, The Rijksmuseum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museo d"Arte Contemporanea (MACRO) Testaccio Museum, and more than 100 other museum and library collections world-wide. 
 Ken Schles is a NYFA Fellow. http://www.kenschles.com

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