In his photos the drivers have gone and the victims have been removed. All that’s left are the wrecked cars that tell the stories of excessive speed, drunk driving, right-of-way errors and plain foolishness. The deformed steel takes on a malleable quality. The cars become sculptures that show the sudden end to many hopes and dreams, the intrusion of the unforeseen into well-regulated daily life.
What results from the picture-taking policeman’s official work is a selection of melancholic, sometimes funny and always strange atmospheric photos of our mobile society.
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- Edited by Urs Odermatt
- 400 pages, 410 duotone plates
- 24 cm x 32 cm
- ISBN: 3-88243-866-5