Romain Laurent: L'Horizon

Date
23 January 2012
Reading Time
1 minute read

It’s easy to forget now, but in the 1960s surfing had a much more symbolic role than it does today, as a repudiation of the stuffy, conformist world of the post war generation –the idea of throwing off social norms and hitting the beach instead had a real countercultural caché. As such, Romain Laurent’s latest series L’Horizon could be making a real point by plonking a sunkissed surf dude in the middle of “real life” – alternatively like Roman’s previous work (such as the magnificent Tilt) it could just be a super-fun game with the viewer’s expectations.

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Rob Alderson

Rob joined It’s Nice That as Online Editor in July 2011 before becoming Editor-in-Chief and working across all editorial projects including itsnicethat.com, Printed Pages, Here and Nicer Tuesdays. Rob left It’s Nice That in June 2015.

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