Barbadian photographer Mark King is launching his new book Plastic tonight (Sunday) July 14, 2013, from 2:00-4:00pm. With his publisher, MOSSLESS, he will be holding a book launch and signing event for at The Newsstand in Brooklyn, New York.
Plastic is a series of 20 nighttime portraits taken in Barbados from early 2011 – late 2012. The images were captured on high-speed black and white Fuji instant film then scanned, with colour added digitally. The colour palette was drawn from local shopping bags.
Photo above: “Ella” (2012) from the Plastic series, from http://www.uprising-art.com/en/portfolio/mark-king-ella-plastic-series/
For more on the author, see http://arcthemagazine.com/arc/2011/07/mark-king/