The book consists of eleven chapters introduced by a short text that begins: ‘I start with the obvious: we are all destined to die, but first we hope to feel many emotions. I begin with the obvious because for me photography is a surface receptacle for emotions. ‘
Photography as a tool for relating, with oneself, others, the world, an existential survival tool that used to belong to a few and is now shared by billions of people.
What has changed, what are the issues at stake, what defines a photographer today?
Photography as reproduction, a double that can in turn generate an infinite series of possibilities. Muellner quotes Ghirri – ‘Objects, in their representation, are like the blank pages of a book not yet written’.