The Placeholders Volume 1
By Tate Shaw
Rochester, NY: Preacher's Biscuit Books, 2007. Unstated.
8.5" x 5.5"; 122 pages. Full color. Codex bound. Magenta boards with titles in white.
Placeholders is a project of three books about digitization and globalization by way of clothing and body movement.
Tate Shaw: "'The Placeholders' is a series of film-like photobooks of small ambient moments in immense cities. They often show the city as made of people and their movements through it. Volume 1 is multi-directional and uses the book's gutter as the stairwell entry and exit of New York subways."