A whole life document destroyed. Well, nearly. What first looked l ike a disaster proved to be something more ambiguous. Some of the prints survived, changed – the water making their colours run and bleed in places, somet imes obliterating all pictorial image but more often than not leaving some piece of figure behind – framing a face, a hand, in expressive scratchy hues; recomposing the whole photograph. The resulting images – and there are hundreds – are painfully beautiful.
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