Alec Soth investigates the places in which people retreat to escape civilization, and in Broken Manual, created an underground instruction manual for those looking to escape their lives. From the forthcoming boxset Gathered Leaves, available as a signed pre-order in our store.
Alec Soth -Sleeping By The Mississippi. Flanking the centre focus with a glimpse into another room and a window gives the viewers eye a chance to lead through into the next room.
Patrick, Palm Sunday, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2002, from Sleeping by the Mississippi. Alec Soth
Alec Soth - Niagara
street photography What I think makes a memorable photograph is an image that “tells a story.” An image that makes you imagine what is happening behind-the-scenes, and causes you to interact with it. Alec Soth