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Description - 2nd: The Face of Defeat by Susan Bright

"2nd" captures contestants and competitors following the announcement of their secondary standing. This gently ironic and at times humorous work explores the moments after the personal hopes of the participants have been firmly quashed, highlighting the concepts of expectation, failure and the place of humility in the world of modern competitions. All the subjects were photographed moments following the announcement of their defeat or immediately following announcement of their standing. Everyone everywhere will find something to relate to on this books pages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780973973945
ISBN-10: 0973973943
Format: Hardback
(325mm x 261mm x 15mm)
Pages: 132
Imprint: Magenta Publishing for the Arts
Publisher: Magenta Publishing for the Arts
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Susan Bright

Susan Bright is an independent writer, lecturer and curator. A former curator of photographs at the National Portrait Gallery and Director of the Association of Photographers Gallery.

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