The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell
The Heath (SIGNED)

Photographs: Andy Sewell

Text: Owen Sheers

Publisher: Self published

84 pages

Pictures: 39

Year: 2012

Price: 200

Comments: Green hardcover, 255 x 305 mm. Andy Sewell’s first book The Heath was a winner of the International Photobook Award 2012 and is included in Martin Parr’s The Photobook: A History Vol. III. Edition limited to 800 copies. In excellent condition. As new. Copy signed by Andy Sewell ! Very collectible.

'This is a book of suggestion, a landscape of the imagination as well as a record of a real and familiar place. A classic of understated observation.' Sean O'Hagan, Observer 17th July 2011.

Hampstead Heath was once part of the countryside surrounding London and is now a green fragment deep within the urban landscape. It is a place of ancient trees, tall grass and thickets dense enough to get lost in – if only briefly. I go to the Heath to be somewhere that feels natural, yet I know this is no pathless wood. The Heath is as managed as any other part of London but managed to feel wild.

In a way this project is about perceptions of what is natural, but it’s also an attempt to explore what EO Wilson called the human condition of “Biophilia”, being drawn to somewhere that feels natural without knowing why. Over the last five years I have spent many hours walking on the Heath. With this set of pictures I hope to convey something of what I was looking for and what I found.

‘For the last five years Andy Sewell has been tramping Hampstead Heath with his camera and has accumulated a stunning set of photographs… I urge you to support this emerging talent and order this book before it is acknowledged as a classic contribution to our photographic culture.’ Martin Parr


Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)

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Andy Sewell,The Heath (SIGNED)