This is the first significant publication on the work of British artist Mat Collishaw. With a nod to Victorian aesthetics by way of the exquisite design and lay-out, and the mesmerising 'stain-glass' feel of Collishaw's photographs, this book has a poetic quality that both seduces and denies the reader: "Collishaw's work and its ideas accelerate through the red traffic lights of photographic decency and order, risking everything with near misses, dangerous skids or the actual blood and broken glass of head-on collisions. ...

Mat Collishaw 2008, Other Criteria, London

ISBN-13: 9781904212157

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