please look dont hang on the ropes

Title: please look dont hang on the ropes

Photographer/s: alex mctigue

Date of publication: 2012

Place of publication: brooklyn, ny

Dimensions: 10×14″

Edition size: 1000

Type of binding: newsprint

Number of pages: 5 page single sheet

Type of paper: newsprint

Number of pictures: 5

Publisher: self

Category: zine

Price: free

Summary: Another life, of the city at nightfall. Another soul, of one who watches the night. I walk uncertainly and allegorically, unreally sentient. I’m like a story that someone told, and so well was it told that I took on just a hint of flesh at the beginning of one of the chapters of this novel that’s the world: ‘At that moment a man could be seen walking slowly down So-and-so Street.’ What do I have to do with life?

- fernando pessoa

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: newark, nj


Donated by: alex mctigue

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