I Thought You Knew Where All of the Elephants Lie Down
48 pages | color
23.5 x 34 cm
Pierre von Kleist, 2010
I Thought You Knew Where All Of The Elephants Lie Down continues André Príncipe’s exploration of photography as a way of knowing reality.
The book has a strong narrative feeling, with two distinctive parts; a very precise sequence of images of girls and animals is followed by a hazy, dreamlike worldview.
An existentialist travelogue that defies the idea that there are pots of gold at the end of the rainbow.
The book’s title refers to Leonard Cohen song.
This is the second book of a triology including two other titles: Master and Everyone and O Perfume do Boi.
These books were designed like classical music scores.