Seneca Ghosts

Title: Seneca Ghosts

Photographer/s: Danielle Mericle

Date of publication: April 2008

Place of publication: Ithaca, NY

Dimensions: 6 x 8.5 inches

Edition size: 500

Type of binding: Soft cover, perfect binding

Number of pages: 56

Type of paper: uncoated

Number of pictures: 29

Type of printing: 4-color offset

Printer: Eastwood Litho, Syracuse, NY

Publisher: A-Jump Books

Language: English

ISBN: 978-0-09777655-2-2

Category: artist book

Price: $20

Summary: Danielle Mericle’s enigmatic new book of photographs takes as its subject an elusive herd of white deer that roams a deactivated cold war-era army depot in upstate New York. Through a compelling mix of photographic empiricism and poetic stream-of-consciousness, this book becomes a reflection on our limited ability to access and engage the political past through personal experience. Seneca Ghosts, via its inability to fully articulate the white deer (thus its failure as a useful document), exudes instead the notion of linear history as mere illusion.

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: 1975, Tucson, AZ

Website: http://dmericle.com/

Book link: http://www.a-jumpbooks.com/Mericle_Seneca.html

Donated by: A-Jump Books

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