For twelve years, Anne Golaz collected souvenirs of the Swiss farm where she grew up. The result is Corbeau, a book that combines photographs, drawings, as well as texts by Antoine Jaccoud who has helped the artist retrace the history of three generations through conversations with her family. Time, life, fate, and death are the predominant themes in Corbeau, which takes its title from the poem by Edgar Allan Poe, in which future is perceived only as reminiscence of the past and of childhood. The raven is an enigma, the invisible narrator, a mediator between life and death, who recounts...
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