New Delta Rising
Traditionally, blues music is photographed in black-and-white. But the photographs of Magdalena Solé aren’t directly interested in the artists and fans of the musical genre. They let themselves be carried away by the rhythms and melodies. And they’re in color, no less. Through her long documentary work on poor American communities, we discover the daily lives of people that seem to have been forgotten, through song, about time: time to come, time past, and the time that will inevitably start again once the music stops. It might just be the timelessness of her photographs. Or maybe its the attitude.
Read the full text of this article on the French version of Le Journal.
Magdalena Solé, New Delta Rising
Published by University Press of Mississippi/The Dreyfus Health Foundation/The Rogosin Institute
160 pages - $50
Exhibited from September to November 2012 to Sous les Etoiles Gallery – New York
Upcoming exhibition in january to The Leica Gallery – New York