Softbound, 12,7 x 17,7 cm
104 pages, 54 color photographs and 10 black and white ones
Available upon request (waiting time: 20 days)
The mother of Croatian photographer and architect Sara Perovic once told her: “I fell in love with your father because of his beautiful legs”.
With this small paperback photo book, Perovic (born in 1984) creates a tender and humorous study of her boyfriend’s legs, as a stand-in for her father’s legs, depicting them in colour on various backdrops – on board of a boat, indoors, standing on a bed, or on the tennis court – isolated from the rest of his body.
The photographer complained that her father’s love of tennis had kept her attentions away from her when she was a child, and a short series of full-length portraits of him delivering a flipbook-style backhand concludes the volume, along with a brief comment by Perovic: “And now the father of my daughter has beautiful legs”.
Shortlisted for Les rencontres d’Arles – Prix du Livre d’Auteur