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Greg Girard
In the Near Distance
HC, 28 x 21 cm., 96 pp. Ltd. Ed. of 500 numb.
Kominek 2010

"These photographs were taken before I started making a living as a photographer. From 1973-1986 I photographed the familiar and unfamiliar parts the city where I was born, Vancouver, and made my first visits to Asia - when it was still more commonly referred to as the Far East, eventually living in Tokyo and later in Hong Kong. These are the photographs of an amateur, unschooled except by early exposure to Popular Photography magazine and the novels of Graham Green, Peter Handke and Paul Bowles, and inspired by the imagery and stories of films of the 70s." (G.G.)


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