See You Soon またあうひまで|
by Maxwell Anderson
Publication date: May 2010
Binding: Flexi cover
Extent: 96 pp
Trim size: 195mm x 245mm
Photographs: 60 colour
Text: English / Japanese
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See You Soon is a photographic narrative, exploring the development
of a relationship between the photographer and a woman from Tokyo.
The book presents the progression of intimacy between the two,
documenting the private journey from their first meeting through to
her departure on the expiry of her visa.
As a photographic love letter, or diary, this book engages the reader in
a highly emotive, affectionate, and personal period of time. Capturing
these emotions with a snapshot camera, photographing everyday and
sometimes mundane scenarios.
The book has been edited in such a way to form a full narrative, but
within the pages, individual exchanges are present, revealing short
passing stories and moments within the whole.
Selected as Best Book of 2010 on Photo-Eye by:
- Ramón Reverté
- Laurence Vecten
- Fabrice Vagner
Selected in Sean O'Hagan's Top Ten Photobooks of 2010 Personal Picks, The Guardian
"A beautifully intimate work"
"More touching is Maxwell Anderson's sad and wonderful book,
See You Soon, which records his brief but intense love affair with a
Japanese girl through various intimate snapshots of her.”
- Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian, May 2010
"From the perspective of an almost-fifty-year-old man, this is a sweet account of a transient love affair"
George Slade, Photo-Eye Magazine, 2011
“The story is told beautifully — bittersweetly — as if each photograph
were a lamentation of their predestined separation, once her visa
expired at the end of summer.”
- Melissa McWhorter, Photo-Eye, May 2010
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