For ten years, Lisa Ross has documented the ritual objects and burial sites of the Uyghurs of Western China. In her enigmatic new series After Night, she has revisited Xinjiang, and captured another aftermath -- the commonplace ritual of sleep. The photographs in this series isolate meager beds, with a few blankets or pillows, within the vast and arid desert landscape. As in her earlier work, no human is allowed into the picture frame, and we are left to decipher what or where, and even whom, the photograph suggests.
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