Allan Sekula - Photography Against the Grain 1973 - 1983
A Seminal Collection of Photo Work and Essays.
American photographer, writer, filmmaker, theorist and critic Allan Sekula worked in photographic sequences, written texts, slide shows and sound recordings until his death in 2013. Originally published in 1984 by the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Against the Grain showcases images and essays that portray the inextricable bond between labour and material culture.
From 1985 until his death in 2013, Sekula went on to teach at The California Institute of the Arts and received a number of fellowships, grants and endowments for his works and contributions within the creative world.