On the one hand, I thought it was a very topical story regarding a controversial issue’ says Deprit, reflecting on the series. ‘On the other, I was curious about the idea of an unusual family environment and the dynamics which could be created in such a situation, as well as the effects on the life of an adolescent.
The book shows the full series and includes a ‘dossier’ giving additional context, by means of an essay by renowned photo editor and curator Arianne Rinaldo, and an interview with photographer Alvaro Deprit, exploring the subject of immigration and the creation of this series in particular.
About Alvaro Deprit
Alvaro Deprit is a Spanish-Italian photographer with a background in sociology. He is particularly interested in long-term projects on long-term subjects, such as immigration and cultural fragmentation. His work focuses on traces and symptoms left by these developments. Deprit is the winner of the Viewbook Photostory – Small Stories contest and this book is initiated and made possible as part of his prize.
About Viewbook Photostory
Viewbook Photostory is an international competition that focuses on the narrative aspects of the photographic art form. The Photostory is a non-profit initiative by the founders of Viewbook. It was inspired by direct engagement with photographers and the desire to highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition.