Number of Pages: 256
Publication Date: 30 Sep 2020
Publisher: Terra Uitgeverij
Publication City, Country: Warnsveld, Netherlands
Dimensions (cm): 29(H) x 24(L)
Reviews"...a five-star collection of photographs in Time to Act... capturing the famous faces in the most intimate of spaces - the dressing room - the book gives a tantalising reminder of the world we are missing while so many venues remain closed." -- Jane Dowdeswell, Hello!; " Simon has become a fly-on-the-wall as he is allowed in the dressing rooms of many household names to capture the rarely-seen moments."--Kate Dennett, Daily Mail Online; "The books comes as theatres all over the world remain shut because of coronavirus. Acclaimed theatre producer Peter Wilson said: "We couldn't have known how Simon's photographs would [become] permanent records of a world that may, I fear, never again exist so exuberantly." -- Mark Reynolds, Daily Express; "'His sensitivity to atmosphere is, quite simply, astonishing,' says Cate Blanchett, while the man himself tells Eve Watling: 'It is the crossover of the two personas which fascinates me as a photographer'" -- Eve Watling, Independent; "Jude Law, Orlando Bloom and Cate Blanchett are just some of the stars who have been photographed minutes before taking to the stage in stunning new shots." -- Louise Griffin, Metro UK; "Following his exhibition The Half, in Time to Act photographer Simon Annand continues to explore the moments of vulnerability every actor experiences before going on stage." -- Arts & Collections magazine;
Author BiographySimon Annand works and lives in London. For 35 years, he has been photographing actors backstage, a few minutes before the curtains rises. He was given permission to enter the dressing rooms of the most famous actors in the world of theater.