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Of Liquid Cities and Celestial Abbatoirs

Of Liquid Cities and Celestial AbbatoirsLiquid-cities-cover
Frank Rodick
Akina Books


44 pages
140×200 mm
ISBN: Not available


Photographer of the invisible, Frank Rodick traveled Tokyo, Paris, London, New York, digging deep to find the common denominator
of all cities.

Street corners, subways, businessman and passer-by become
suddenly unfamiliar, repressed instincts peep out of an asphalt
swamp. Hallucinations of sex and death, outcasted from the media
flow, roam in bright daylight.
Welcome to the strange world of Frank Rodick’s “Of liquid cities and celestial abbatoirs”, a non euclidian space with its own set of rules
where the raw power of the unconscious resurface through subliminal images.

Visceral and deranged, “Of liquid cities and celestial abattoirs” is a daring work Akinabooks is proud to publish, a frightening roller-coaster run through the dark ocean of primal instincts hidden under the polished surface of modern metropolis.

Frank Rodick is a Canadian photographer, based in Toronto. He began his photographic career doing black-and-white street photography, which developed into the series Liquid City (1991–1999).

Akina Books is a London based independent publishing house of hand-made photobooks, run by Alex Bocchetto and Valentina Abenavoli.