O último grito
fotografias Klaus Mitteldorf
(...) "The Last Cry" is an essay about existential pain. More exactly, about the anguish of the end of the millennium, when the world seems to be populated by survivors of every kind (rare diseased, victims of nuclear disasters, chronically depressed, etc...).
Water is the common denominator of all of his 60 photographic works and installations (colored and black and white) that will be shown in conjunction with the release of the book.
(...) Beautiful top models, commonly seen on the covers of international magazines, emerge shouting from the waters of lagoons, beaches and rivers, but their cries, paraphrasing Saint Mathews, are not heard at the squares. It is quiet, dumb, not audible. Therefore, a pure cry of desperation that echoes of drowned bodies. The drowning, obviously, is a metaphor for the limits upon which are submitted every human being. It can represent either death or rebirth. (...)
(FONTE: site do autor - original em inglês)
Livro publicado por ocasião da exposição homônima realizada na Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo e no Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, em 1998.
Edição bilíngue em português e inglês.