The Farm Family Project: Book Launch & Signing

At Printed Matter / St Marks
December 16, 2022
6PM - 8PM
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Join us at Printed Matter / St Marks to celebrate the launch of photographer Rob MacInnis’ new book, The Farm Family Project.

The Farm Family Project is the first monograph of the work of MacInnis, who creates fictionalized portraits of farm animals, a deliberately playful method, functioning as a disruption of our belief that photographs portray factual realism.

From MacInnis: “I invite the viewer to question the veracity of the images we consume every day, opening up the possibility for every photo to suggest a deeper, hidden authenticity.

I cast a magic, technological spell, enabling these farm animals to recraft their roles of the overlooked and neglected, establishing a space of their own. My photographs feature a concealed part of our society, bringing their otherness back into our world.”

You can purchase the book here, or in-store at Printed Matter / St Marks.

Checklist
  1. Charlotte Dumas
    Work Horse
    Los Angeles, CA: The Ice Plant, 2016
    $40.00
  2. Erik Kessels
    In Almost Every Picture No. 18: Shepherd Dog
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Kesselskramer Publishing, 2022
    $31.50
  3. Ward Zwart and Laura Geurten
    Ulvehund, No. 1
    Antwerp, Belgium: Ulvehund Publishing, 2013
    $20.00
  4. Julia Schlosser
    Alex (Alex’s body)
    Los Angeles, CA: Sming Sming Books, 2018
    500
    $20.00
  5. Alasdair McLuckie
    [Untitled (Lion Head Zine)]

    $30.00
  6. Lydia Moyer
    Deerstains
    L. Moyer
    Unknown
    $40.00
  7. Eileen Quinlan
    Cleaved Crow, 2015-2018, 2018
    New York, NY: Printed Matter Inc., 2018
    20
    $1,800.00
  8. Erica Baum
    Perch, 2013
    New York, NY: Printed Matter Inc., 2013
    20
    $800.00
  9. Anthony Janas
    Field Recordings of Mythical Beast
    Chicago, IL: Leicht Records, 2019
    100
    Out of stock
  10. Caroline Kern
    For the Love of Bees
    New York, NY: Pegacorn Press, 2018
    $15.00
  11. John LaMacchia
    Birds of America (Great Blue Heron)
    John A. LaMacchia, 2016
    50
    $65.00
  12. Maciej Makalowski
    Knee High View
    San Francisco, CA: Basement Press, 2014
    30
    $20.00
  13. Benjamin Lord
    Local Horses
    Los Angeles, CA: B. Lord, 2008
    50
    $50.00
  14. Cory Emma Siegler
    Infinite Snakes
    New York, NY: Endless Editions, 2018
    $15.00
  15. Pesya Venaglia
    Squirrels
    New York, NY: Silhouette University Press, 2021
    50
    $8.00
  16. Laurence Watts
    Looking West
    Sydney, Australia: Uneven Press, 2022
    $40.00
  17. Rob MacInnis
    The Farm Family Project
    New York, NY: R. MacInnis, 2022
    1000
    $49.00
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