Pocket Book by Paul Hughes


Pocket Book is a small photobook dedicated to pockets. Composed solely of images of hands resting in pockets, this childishly simple proposition unfolds into a rich display of colour, line, texture and narrative suggestion.

Trapped within the clothes and the close confines of the pages themselves, the abstracted hands tuck themselves away from the camera’s interrogative gaze. Darian Leader writes that pockets keep “the hands away from the body and from each other. It gives the hands a place to be.” Poetically circular, Pocket Book seeks to further entertain and occupy a curious reader’s roaming and restless hands.


10.5 cm x 14.7 cm


Self Published






3 in stock