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Author Alexis Beauclair
Language French, English
Publisher self-published (Papier Machine) (8€, sold out)
City Saint-Férreol-Trente-Pas
Year 2014
Pages 8
Format 18 cm x 26 cm
Fabrication Risograph
E-book PDF (16 mb)

As described on Beauclair's website, Photon is a narrative experience where the reader enters the optical apparatus through a variety of filters and prisms. Once the end is reached, the reader flips the book only to do the reading in the other direction, and much like a photon she travels back in time. Photon is a beautifully printed visual poem that highlights time and the reading experience as relative quantities.