FRANK VAN PARIDON
RITUALS, set of 7 colour photographs, each 30 x 40 cm. /11.8 x 15.7 inches, edition 40, each signed and numbered, 2010.
Including cataloque 'NO PARTICULAR PLACE TO GO | 25 years of travelphotography, hardcover, texts by Frank van Paridon, 24 x 30 cm., 256 pages, 344 photographs, signed and numbered (in an edition of 40), 2008
€ 595,- (set and catalogue)
TEA CEREMONY, Kyoto, Japan, 1989
YOUNG GROOM, Jaipur, India, 1988
FINALLY ARRIVING AT JOKHANG TEMPLE, Lhasa, Tibet, 1999
HILL OF CROSSES, Lituania, 2006
SUNDAY MASS IN MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, 2005
TEMPLE OFFERINGS, Penang, Malaysia, 1985
GOOD FRIDAY, San Fernando Pampanga, Luzon, Philippines, 1989
catalogue 'NO PARTICULAR PLACE TO GO' | 25 years of travelphotography
to Frank van Paridon means taking chance seriously.
pictures are all made during travelling. His work pictures everyday life around
the world. Photographs of ordinary moments that, each one of them, are unusually
common. Photographs of people that live their lives; eat, drink, pray and
celebration; their routines and their rituals. In the case of landscape and city
photography Paridon lets light guide him in finding beauty.
book NO PARTICULAR WAY TO GO is the result of 25 years of travelling around the
world, a selection of pictures from 50 countries. The book reflects the idea
that the way life is led, and the way the world is travelled, is to a large
extent, a consequence of coincidences.
images are created because of ones coincidental presence at a certain place, on
a certain day. The quality of the photographer is shown by his constant alertness and the