If I Were You
Emi Kodama

SC / 120 pages / 21,5 x 14,5 cm
Published by
MER. Paper Kunsthalle
Emi Kodama, Oscar van den Boogaard
Studio Luc Derycke with Emi Kodama
Cassochrome, Waregem
978 94 9069 345 9
17.50 euros

Anna is on her way to see friends when she stops at some graffiti of two dogs mating and draws a house for them. So begins this deft collection of short stories and drawings that follow Anna through the moments that make up a life. She is constantly looking, and what she sees delights, even when she sees wrongly or mistakenly. The stories live as much through images as through narrative – images confound. Dreams, memory, and imagination blur the boundary between the visible and the hidden in this wise and beautiful book.

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