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Tilted Arc Backstory: Ken Schles “Drowned In Sorrow”

I just wrote a piece for the site Tilted Arc. It starts: “This is Audrey. She lived on my couch for about six weeks after her parents threw her out. She worked as a model for the then teenage fashion impresario, Andre Walker, a fixture in the downtown club scene. She was dating another friend, also … Continue reading

A Night Walk

In 2011, Harper Levine from Harper’s Books asked three photographic book artists to make something special to show in Harper’s exhibition booth in the Grand Palais during Paris Photo. Alec Soth took his book, Sleeping Along the Misssissippi, and replaced all the images with c-prints, John Gossage changed the “direction” of his book, The Pond, so a reader would take a reverse journey through the book back … Continue reading

A Suspension of Memory

New Daylight Digital edition: A Suspension of Memory Ken Schles in collaboration with Alan Rapp Ken Schles’ Invisible City was published in 1988 to wide acclaim, both for Schles’ remarkably strong personal vision, and for its seminal description of New York City’s East Village in all its decaying glory. It was named a New York … Continue reading

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