Book review – Re:Imagined

Re Imagined coverIt probably isn’t news that I particularly enjoy work that brings images and text together. In the case of Re: Imagined, co-curated by Robert John and Clodagh O’Brian, images and creative writings have equal footing in an anthology that seems designed as much to be an exhibition as a book.

As one of the curators puts it (I’m guessing Robert, though the introduction isn’t attributed), the book is driven by “the desire to see the world in the unique way we used to when we were kids.”

The collection, we’re told in the intro, came to life via Robert’s marvellous website whatiseewhenilookat.com, “a social art/design project is to re-engage us with the things we see everyday.” Continue reading