Winner of the Best Photobook Design Award at the CCP Salon 2018 and a finalist in the 2018 Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award.
Published in May 2022, this updated edition is limited to just 20 numbered and signed copies. Handmade with meticulous care by the artist, the photobook showcases inkjet printing on specialty papers, resulting in a tactile and immersive experience for the viewer. With a new layout, unpublished photos, and a carefully curated sequence, it presents a fresh perspective that invites exploration and contemplation.
Accompanying the photobook are two archival pigment prints, measuring 185mm x 135mm, meticulously reproduced on 180gsm A4 matte photo paper. Each print is a limited edition of 20, individually numbered and signed by the artist. These prints capture the essence of the photobook’s vision and offer a tangible and collectible representation of its artistic narrative.
“Dream State” is a dark and mystical journey that unfolds within its pages. Its raw and unrefined images are poetically sequenced, drawing the viewer in to explore its depths repeatedly. With each revisit, new discoveries emerge, enhancing the sense of surrealism and compelling the viewer to delve into the artist’s poetic consciousness. This unique and beguiling approach has garnered praise from judges, as evidenced by their comment in the Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award.
Embark on a visual and poetic adventure with “Dream State.” Experience the allure of its dark and mystical imagery, and become part of an exclusive group of individuals who appreciate its raw beauty and captivating storytelling.