Benjamin Edeline calls himself an obsessive observer since childhood. He has always been fascinated by the human body: by its gestures, its movements, the way it is articulated, its power and vulnerability. As a way to investigate the intricacies of movement, of one single moment, the practice of digital Polaroids has become the natural medium for his artistic research called: Ceci n'est pas un polaroïd.
Collecting, cutting, mixing his own photography with male nudes and vintage gay porn magazines, with their complex interplay of gaze and self-exposure, nurture his personal interpretation of intimacy.
For the first time ever, Benjamin Edeline publishes three of his iconic series “Ceci n'est pas un polaroïd” in book form: