Thrice Removed by David Stewart
- Luca Rädler
‘Thrice Removed’ is the name of a photography book and project by British photographer David Stewart, which developed from David’s personal observations of relationships in families, society and life in general, featuring a series of somehow inter-related characters. Even though these picture often seem rather dark, there always is an underlying, essentially British humor that can be seen in the details, revealing more and more, the closer you look at it.
David shoots with a large format camera using 8×10 film without any help of Polaroid or any other instant digital image. That usually equals in a more staged or unnatural result, but in the case of Thrice Removed leaves the viewer to decide whether they are looking at a captured moment, a staged set up, or something more surreal.
All images © David Stewart