Sophie Calle- La sombra

On the 16th April 1981 Sophie Calle was being followed by a private detective. Her mother had arranged this at the request of her daughter, although the detective was unaware of this arrangement. Calle proceeded to lead the detective around parts of Paris that were personally significant to her. In doing this she is reversing the position of the spectator. The photographic images and detailed chronicles of her daily life in the city were evidence of her existence.

Suite Vénitienne de Sophie Calle

Sophie Calle’s Suite Vénitienne por Stuart Morgan

Fuente: Frieze Magazine

‘For months I followed strangers in the street. For the pleasure of following them, not because they particularly interested me. I photographed them without their knowledge, took note of their movements, then finally lost sight of them and forgot them.

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El largo adiós de Sophie Calle

Por Enrique Vila-Matas

Diario El País

7 oct 2007

El largo adiós de Sophie Calle

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Ayer Sophie Calle me envió su libro Prenez soin de vous (Cuídate). Cuando vi que podía también traducirse por Que dios te ampare, sentí un cierto escalofrío. ¿Se estaría sutilmente despidiendo de mí?

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