They were not the pretty pictures of "willows by the river or beeches in the fog" that he was after, but rather the landscapes of a world violently "disturbed" by man.
Bock-Schroeder by Bock-Schroeder is a unique venture by the late photographer's son to present this work in a modern context.
There are the same requirements for both photography and re-production; showing the best of the subject in a unique way.
Photographing my father's photographs seemed daunting at first, but I was promised a spot at the Paris Photo Fair 2011, so I was motivated.
I usually take one photo per re-production.
There are no rules in this project. No limitations.
I like to re-produce photos outside on a cloudy day, because it’s the biggest diffused light source I can find.
By taking the work of my father out of their usual context, I question them.
"Truth here lies in the beauty of the impulse and a spontaneity that is closely linked to the French spirit and its capital city. My models weren’t models in the sense that they didn’t pose. I was simply catching them flirting, fighting and kissing, in a very natural way."- Jans Bock-Schroedersee more | read more
"Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think." - Robert Henrisee more | read more
Extract the defaced poster from its original context and to take it into areas of poetry, photography, or painting.see more | read more
The population nearly doubled in the 1960's and 70's, mainly due to the travel boom that attracted builders, tourism workers and hippies from the mainland..see more | read more