Book Marks

In old books, ink from the engravings often seeps into the surrounding pages and imprints a copy of the original image. These alternative images are imperfect likenesses, but they may be more accurate portraits. What we think we know of Shakespeare is as clear as a cliché; what we actually know of him resembles these accidental book marks—secondhand, obscured and blurred by time. “Book Marks,” is a collection of these happenstance portraits and part of a series of inquiries commenting on the claims, limits, and aspirations of photography. Read a full artist statement.