BORNE BACK

Borne Back is available for sale online through Peanut Press.

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For prints, email us at victoria@victoriawill.com

 

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Peanut Press is thrilled to announce the debut book Borne Back by photographer Victoria Will, featuring her tintype photography of actors and directors at the Sundance Film Festival. 

While planning an assignment at the Sundance Film Festival, Will took advantage of the vintage look achieved with a large format camera and the wet-plate process to bring a different light to the faces that we see photographed so often. At the shoot, she set up a mobile darkroom and developed each plate as it was taken, often capturing only one image of a particular subject during each sitting. 

The publication of Borne Back marks the first time that Will’s photographs will appear in a book, showcasing her incredible work that bridges the gap between commercial photography and fine art. Consisting of 38 images, Borne Back gives us the blue-eyed, chiseled youth of Robert Redford hiding just underneath the lines etched into his face. Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist Flea (above right) appears to us from the past, seemingly incinerated in chemical flames, and Anne Hathaway (above left) channels the ghost of a young Judy Garland. The book features a foreword from actor Jason Momoa, best known for his work on Game of Thrones and as the title role in the upcoming feature film Aquaman.

Borne Back was designed by renowned photo book designer Elizabeth Avedon and is available in three editions: a hardbound trade edition, a limited edition featuring a signed trade edition and one of three signed and numbered prints.