It has been half a century since Robert Frank, one of America's most loved photojournalists went around the United States photographing the country; the result of which being an incredible document of the times, The Americans. Heavily inspired by street photography, the ever-changing dynamics and non repeat moments, exciting new talent Jacob Perlmutter embarked on a three month journey around America at the beginning of July 2009. Setting out both in homage to Frank's journey and work, but also to document and discover how America has changed since then.
'I went to America with a set of images in my mind and came back with another in my hand'.
At the end of the three months Jacob returned with a collection of over 2500 photographs, a few tattered clothes and a host of tales and discoveries. The result of which, 88 Days, showcases a truly beautiful and insightful body of work from a very talented upcoming individual.
A 60-page book will also be published and will be available to purchase exclusively from the Orange Dot Gallery.