Kim Corbel’s TWO LANE LAP TOP is now part of the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive

Title: Two Lane Lap Top

Photographer: Kim Corbel

Date of publication:  2013

Place of Publication: Melbourne, Australia

Language: English

Dimensions of book: 16 x 24 cm

Number of pages: 54

Edition size: 250

ISBN: 13-978-0-646-90872-4

Retail price: $25 AUD

Summary of Project:

Two-Lane Lap Top, shot in the Utah desert in July 2012 and published in 2013 is a reverent tribute that pays homage to Edward Rusha’s 1967 book ‘Royal Road Test’. It recognises the importance of the original work and its significant influence on subsequent art practice. This new work is informed by extensive research and more than four decades of my own practice. It consciously retains the ironic straight faced objectivity and subtle humour of the original publication, the new work incorporates contemporary technology and painstaking methodology in an attempt to achieve a faithful adherence and an innovation reinterpretation.

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