The Rollright Stones. Ben Austwick.

The Rollright Stones

Ardsley, NY: Understory Books, 2020. Chapbook. 8 x 5.5 inches. 28 pages. Stapled in wrappers. New, published by Riverrun's imprint. Item #406888

Ben Austwick photographs the built environment, from stone age megaliths to modernist social housing, using analogue equipment to create a sense of the other-worldly. These are often abandoned and discredited modes of living, distant and alien – but ones we need to re-examine to, in Ben’s words, “break away from the stifling and destructive path of capitalist realism.”

In The Rollright Stones, Ben presents a series of fourteen pictures in which abstract light leaks re-sculpt these ancient British monuments into vivid tableau.

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