Moyra Davey – Empties

Moyra Davey is an acclaimed photographer, writer, and filmaker based in New York. EMPTIES, this artist book documents a selection of the photographs from the artist’s Bottle series. published on the occasion of the exhibition Moyra Davey: Ornament and Reproach, curated by John Goodwin at Presentation House Gallery (US). This exhibition presented notable projects that Davey has undertaken with John Goodwin since 1993. Through an understated approach to photography, video, as well as her insightful critical writing on photography, she considers the meaning carried in everyday objects. This exhibtion provided an overview of her practice with early works including the multiple Money Box (1993), published by Shark Editions, New York photographs from her Newstands series (1993-94), Bottle Grid series (1996-2000), and video work.

Moyra Davey, Empties (2013)
Publisher: North Vancouver, BC: Presentation House Gallery
ISBN: 978-0920293904