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04 February 2019

Albany Arts Communications is delighted to announce the publication of a new book by the acclaimed Italian photographer Alessio Bolzoni. Entitled Abuse II, The Uncanny, the book forms the second part of a photographic project that Bolzoni started in 2017.

Abuse II, The Uncanny is a series of studies of the human form, in which Bolzoni explores concepts of abuse and discomfort. The subjects’ bodies are photographed sprawled across the floor in various states of contortion. The figures are made more disconcerting by their heads and faces being invisible. Without this ‘identifier’, the viewer is unable to place their age, gender, or the colour of their skin, creating a feeling of the uncanny that is extended through the sense of an unknown viewer.

Pictured above: Alessio Bolzoni, Abuse II, The Uncanny: Melchior, 2018

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