Don’t Smile Now… Save it for Later!

By 30/10/2012Photobooks

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AMC Books

Don’t Smile Now… Save it for Later!
Thijs Groot Wassink

56 pages
17 x 21.5cm
Softbound
ISBN 978-0-9547091-3-6
Published in 2008

In Don’t Smile Now… Save it for Later!, Thijs groot Wassink shows us London from the viewpoint of a photo booth. Go into the booth, open the curtain, feed in the money, hold up a mirror, press the button – and pop! In post offices and train stations, supermarkets and shopping centres, the booth camera captures its first uncertain view of the world outside. It sees vague figures – blurred, menacing, oblivious, suspicious. It sees shelves of gaudy merchandise, the fingers of a man, Bob the Builder. Thank you for using Photo-Me.

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