Out of Mind
Photographs by Shawn Mortensen.
Gingko Press, Corte Madera, 2005. 192 pp., 250 color illustrations, 9x11".
Photographer Shawn Mortensen's success began when Terry Jones of i-D magazine recognized his ability to interpret the streets. Since then he has become a citizen of the globe, traveling the world capturing photographic imagery as diverse as the dance halls and shanty towns of Kingston, Jamaica; the fashion stages of London, Paris and New York; the Zapatista uprising in Mexico; and the AIDS crisis of South Africa and Nigeria. This visually powerful book is a collection of Shawn Mortensen's best work and includes stunning portraits that span a very wide spectrum: from Nelson Mandela to Jim Carrey, Sofia Coppola to Gwen Stefani and Tupac to Zapatista rebels. Features photos shot for Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Vibe and Spin, exhibited at New York's Whitney and Guggenheim Museums. Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and much more..
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