Sirens

Title: Sirens

Photographer/s: Peter Oey

Date of publication: November 2012

Place of publication: Netherlands

Dimensions: Portrait 20 x 25 cm.

Edition size: Open

Type of binding: Softcover, perfect binding

Number of pages: 38

Type of paper: Premium paper matte 148 GSM

Number of pictures: 21

Type of printing: Digital offset

Printer: HP Indigo digital offset

Publisher: Self publishing

Language: English

Category: POD

Price: $26.39 excl. postage and tax.

Summary: The call of the Sirens

This series titled “Sirens” is a parable about the visual songs, promises and the illusions reflected from the intimidating images of beautiful of women and angry but beautiful men. Their portraits are surrounding us with their seducing bitter sweet appearance, while occupying the city’s walls and windows. I try to understand why these images we see around us every day have such a great hold on us in a powerful way by capture them.

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: Netherlands, 1959

Website: www.peteroey.com

Book link: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/3683927

Donated by: Peter Oey

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