I’ll Be Your Father

Title: I’ll Be Your Father

Photographer/s: Eric Bessel

Contributor/s: Jordan Witkov, Kenneth White

Date of publication: Winter 2012

Place of publication: Brooklyn NY

Dimensions: 6 x 9 in.

Type of binding: softcover

Number of pages: 32

Number of pictures: 15

Type of printing: Digital

Printer: Canon Imagepress v7000

Publisher: Bessel Contemporary

Designer: Eric Bessel

Editor: Eric Bessel

Language: English

ISBN: 978-1-61979-115-2

Category: artist book / exhibition catalog

Price: $20

Summary: I’ll Be Your Father is a book chronicling the series, of the same name, by photographer Eric Bessel. The 32 page book published by Bessel Contemporary features all (15) Kombucha ‘mother’ portraits documenting Bessel’s year as a Brooklyn apartment Kombucha farmer.

I’ll Be Your Father contains essays by Jordan Witkov – Director of 360SEE, Kenneth White – Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University, and a statement about the series by the photographer Eric Bessel.

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: 1981 Connecticut USA

Website: http://www.besselcontemporary.com

Book link: http://www.360seegallery.com/artists/eric-bessel/ibyf-book.html

Donated by: Bessel Contemporary

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