Photographs by Bjørn Sterri.
Pilver Press, Oslo, 2010. 156 pp., 61 color illustrations, 12¼x10¾".
Polaroid Work is the summation of over twenty years of obsessively photographing himself and his family, day after day, with the Polaroid camera. Through beautifully crafted visual metaphors , it achingly reveals the private issues of family: adoption, marriage and divorce, birth and bereavement, love, loss and mortality.
“Father and son – cheek by jowl and face to face. Dad and the next generation, side by side. A reminder that the world turns, leaving nothing behind, nothing unchanged.”
From the introduction by Barbara Hitchcock, Former Director, The Polaroid Collection.
This first edition of Bjørn Sterri Polaroid Work is limited to 1000 case bound copies. Of these 100 copies are numbered with the artist signature. A special collector’s edition of 25 plus five AP, including a specially produced inkjet print, is available.
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