Cover, Photo of cover, image source: author


Imitation of Lives is a collection of 20 constructed images created as a homage to wedding photographs from the late seventies and early eighties. Each image is an entirely staged interpretation of events. The photographs focus heavily on individual characters and carefully arranged visual adornment that enforces the illusion of reality.

Artists’ Book

Imitation of Lives

— Photographs of weddings that never happened

by Judith Erwes

Release Place London, United Kingdom
Edition 1st original edition
Release Date 2010
Artist: Judith Erwes
Printrun 500
ISBN-13: 978-0-9567481-1-9
Inscription numbered
Availability Available
Subform Photobook
Topics Fake Weddings, Portraits
Themes retro, wedding nostalgia
Methods Photography
Dimensions 20.5 × 20.5 cm
Pages 28
Technique Offset Lithograph