Mothmeister: Dark and Dystopian Post-Mortem Fairy Tales



In Dark and Dystopian Post-Mortem Fairy Tales, the Belgian artistic duo Mothmeister bring together their signature mixture of creepy masks, taxidermy, and photography with lurid and cinematic effect. Through themes such as "the veterinary school aka the horror labs," "pervert priest" and "Chernobyl" they profess their love for the cult of the dead, circus life, religion and mythology. In this, their second book, they also give the floor to the artist friends they have collaborated with. AUTHOR: The duo Mothmeister has gathered a loyal and large fan base (229k followers on Instagram) over 25 years with their unworldly images of stuffed animals and masked creatures. They travel the world in search of special places to record their lurid and beautiful imagination. SELLING POINTS: Mothmeister's second book, more unearthly than the first Extremely popular Belgian duo whose work combines taxidermy, photography and a love for the lurid and the otherworldly Their first book, Weird and Wonderful Post-Mortem Fairy Tales (2018), sold out, and is out of print "Their eerie photos of human-animal hybrids walking wonderfully surreal landscapes thumb their noses at traditional beauty standards." - VICE 220 colour and 40 b/w illustrations


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  • : 9789401473644
  • : Lannoo
  • : Lannoo
  • : June 2021
  • : books

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