Dave Green's Personal is a book of raw, vivid, immediate and sometimes witty photos that will transport you to the road, the street, the tavern - and sometimes the motel room too. These photos are tmospheric with cracked concrete and the sizzle of streetlamps, but just as compelling are the people: caught in moments of contemplation or joy, with a directness and immediacy that shine on the page.

Personal is more than a collection of photographs: this is what a life feels like.

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This is a book of contrasts, the tension in the dialogue a whisper. Look here: youthful lust and yearning, women and lovers juxtaposed with landscapes busted and stripped down. Lust is a counterpoint to dilapidation. The tang of tungsten light in cavernous bars and then a street lamp, suddenly a votive light in a night sky over lovers like some crazy benediction. As if there was hope...

If there is a reckoning, it is on the road. The photographer/passenger, the night and a beautiful woman at the wheel; a motorcyclist with a life garbage-bagged and strapped to the saddle of his BSA, maybe in flight. A bleak stretch of road ahead, road the arbiter. Love goes but the road always stays. Road, the redeemer.

- from the introduction, by LP Farrell

128 pages with 102 plates, offset printed on 100# HannoArt Silk, plus personal notes by the photographer.

Content note: possibly NSFW, mild nudity.


Dave Green vividly juxtaposes textures and moods in his pictures, arousing an emotional response whether from the nude stills, diverse faces or simply a cemetery where a crippled old man comes face to face with death. A major achievement for this artist.

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Dave Green

Dave Green is a Toronto-based photographer. His personal documentary work has been shown in Toronto and Vancouver. Personal selects some of his most vibrant shots from the past 35 years.

Publication details
Nov 12 2016
128 pages
List price:
CDN$30.00 / US$25.00
102 plates on 100# HannoArt Silk + 16 pages of notes

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