Kaylynn Deveney - The Day to Day Life of Albert Hastings
Wonderful little rarity here from Kaylynn Deveney who met and documented Albert Hastings whilst studying photography here in Wales. This book, complete with archival photos and handwritten texts by Albert tells his story.
1st edition published by Princeton Architechtural Press, 2007
Condition: Very Good
When Albert Hastings was eighty-five years old, photographer KayLynn Deveney moved near his small flat in Wales. KayLynn took notice of the small rituals and routinesgardening, laundry, grocery shoppingthat made up Bert's life. A friendship slowly developed as KayLynn began photographing parts of Bert's day. The two developed a simple yet effective method of storytellingwith KayLynn's images and Albert's handwritten textand the project evolved into "The Day-to-Day Life of Albert Hastings" a poignant and profound chronicle of aging, living alone, and the small things that make up our daily lives. Containing seventy-eight photographs along with poems written by Bert, his clock drawings, and personal family photographs, "The Day-to-Day Life of Albert Hastings" gives the reader a glimpse into one man's life. We can only imagine what stories are left untold.