New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

This item has FREE SHIPPING to any address in NZ

NOTE: A handling time of 2-4 business days applies for all orders. Once shipped, delivery takes 1-5 working days.

Want More

Description:
Positioned somewhere between documentary and art photography, Want More is a stark and hard-hitting portrayal of twenty-first-century capitalism in action. In a series of arresting, atmospheric and beautiful black-and-white images, London-based photographer Alex Schneideman captures the alienating, numbing and denaturing effects of mass consumerism by photographing shoppers in stores, at the mall and on the street. Despite the instant beauty of each frame, tedium, misery, anxiety, frustration and occasional anger seem to be the dominant emotions experienced by these subjects most of whom are unaware of the photographers lens as they appear ground down by their duty as drone-like consumer-citizens to spend, spend, spend. Very few of the pictures make any reference to their location. Instead, they have a universality that extends beyond the specific time and place, reflecting the nullifying homogeneity that characterizes the consumerist society itself. Confronting us with the lived reality and implications of the have-it-all culture of needing the latest products and the coolest brands Want More shows us how the contemporary world works and works on all of us.A text considers Schneidemans photographs as demonstrations of the social and psychological effects of boundless consumerism, and the addictive and herd-like behaviour it demands, and evidence that as we become richer, we do not necessarily become happier.
A conversation with the artist considers some of the aesthetic and philosphical issues raised by the work and its place in the history of photography.

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9781908970237
Author(s): Alex Schneideman
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Year: 2015
Publisher: Art / Books
Pages: 144

BUYER OFFERS: We are a retail store with set pricing and unfortunately we can't fulfil any requests to Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  
  • Store does not allow pick-ups
  • Store location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

Payment options

Pay Now and Afterpay include:

Buyer Protection This item is eligible for buyer protection Learn More
Buy Now
$43.00
Or four fortnightly interest-free payments of $10.75 with What's Afterpay?
Quantity: 3 available