Sebastian Sabal-Bruce, After the Moon, 2024 / Publication
Sebastian Sabal-Bruce: After the Moon
Damiani Books

The essence of the first monograph by New York-based Chilean photographer, Sebastian Sabal-Bruce, is deeply rooted in his native land. Before settling in New York and focusing on fashion photography, Sebastian shifted between continents and pursued studies in fine arts, theater and psychology. His multidisciplinary cultural background is pivotal to his artistic approach. He believes psychology particularly resonates with what he searches for in his subjects. Early on he realised that the fashion industry’s portrayal of women did not match his own aesthetic. But rather than decline projects, he infused them with his own vision, revealing depth and telling a story with every subject. After the Moon evolved gradually, standing both as a response to and a statement on the fashion industry. Sebastian began collecting genuine moments captured within these staged settings. Faces, expressions, and landscapes that initially seemed out of place in their original context found profound significance within the imagery of After the Moon. The results are photographs that portray women who appear enigmatic and perpetually on a journey. His buildings and landscapes themselves are treated as characters, amplifying the emotional undertones. The interlaced portraits and landscapes have a narrative of their own, engaging in a visual dialogue throughout this remarkable book.

ISBN: 9788862088138
Language: English
Pages: 116
Illustrations: 70
Binding: Clothbound
Release: Spring 2024

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