Sam Contis: Overpass
In immersive sequences of black-and-white photographs, artist Sam Contis focuses on stiles, the simple structures that offer a means of passage over walls and fences and allow public access through privately owned land.
Sam Contis (b. 1982) lives in California. Her work has been exhibited widely, including at the Barbican Centre, London; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Carré d’Art, Nîmes; and MoMA, New York. She is the recipient of a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship and the author of Deep Springs (2017) and Day Sleeper (2020).
Daisy Hildyard (b. 1984) is author of two novels—Emergency (2022) and Hunters in the Snow (2013)—and one work of nonfiction, The Second Body (2017). She lives in North Yorkshire.
This book is made possible thanks to the Joy of Giving Something Foundation (JGS) and is the first publication supported by the Aperture JGS Book Award. The goal of the award is to support deserving artists whose work holds the potential to shape the field of photography.
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 224
Number of images: 122
Publication date: 2022-11-15
Measurements: 6.75 x 9.75 x 0.94 inches