isbn 9789522920157   AALTO UNIVERSITY
Idea Code 15546      $60.00

Maarit Hohteri has been making pictures of her friends for sixteen years. Presented in this book, the photos appear timeless, independent of any particular place. The focus is on her intimate group of friends, and the same faces repeatedly return in languid shots of sleep and relaxation, casual domestic moments, or spending time outdoors. It is a book about friendship – a sense of closeness and the lack thereof – from her point of view. It captures how close friends relate to one another, and what they do together. Hohteri’s own sense of perhaps not belonging or being accepted, as well as her experiences of loneliness, are pivotal. With a touching text by Ilkka Karisto.

176 p, ills colour & bw, 17 x 23 cm, hb, English

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