COUNTRY LIMIT / Kehrer publishing 2015
Texts by Michel Poivert & Bill Kouwenhoven
Signified as the exploration of a space, Country Limit in fact falls within the poetry of temporality. By becoming the character of the visitor, Ronan Guillou constructs brief visual narratives of an America wrestling with what has become the refuge of those who are relegated to an intermediate space, the topographic manifestation of obsolescence. The photographer thus puts together his book by playing on the space-time[…] By taking an interest in the human geography of the "country limits" — an expression that harks back to the "city limit" signs that indicate the ground extending from the town into its region — Ronan Guillou has elaborated a point of view that corresponds to these zones.[…]
- Michel Poivert
Professor of History of Art & Curator.