Viktor Hübner – The Americans I Met
|Lyle Rexer; Viktor Hübner
|Andre Frere Editions
The title of Viktor Hübner’s immersive series is perhaps too modest for the scope of the project and the ambition behind it. Styled after the American road trip, he not only photographed people and places but also engaged the strategies of conceptual and performance art. He made rules, set up a system, and went where the process took him. With only enough money for food and film, he covered 16,000 miles between 2017 and 2019, a first-hand witness to the “culture wars” of the Trump presidency. His experience reveals it is not just a question of monolithic nationalism or racism, but a profound sense of fragmentation that reaches much deeper than any labels.
|248 p, ills colour & bw, 23 x 28 cm, hb, French/English
Andre Frere Editions