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    Moisés  selected one of the TIME Best Photobooks 2015 by curator Susan Bright.     " Moisés  is an unusual book. Firstly it attempts to make visual something that is completely unrepresentable- a whole jumble of repressed emotions and her dead father.    That is a pretty audacious starting point for any photography project. It utilizes staged strategies which is unusual when dealing with issues of death and dying, as the subject tends to be (but not always) documentary based.    And then there is the book itself- small, unassuming, clever pacing and smart use of repetition. There are very few books which I find as compelling. This is partly due to the structure of the book and partly because of the simplicity of the pictures that have a powerful jolt to deal with very real human emotions without ever being sentimental or overplayed. It just surprises me every time I look at it. The old men, why they wanted to be photographed, the cardigan seen again and again and there in the middle of it the artist. It´s extraordinary. It´s also strange, sad, mysterious and at times sinister. No other book this year has had even remotely come close to the power of Moisés for me. "
    Moisés    selected one of the TIME Best Photobooks of 2015 by   Larissa Leclair.     "How do you convey the feeling of love and the search for a love that is lost to us? Mariela Sancari has done just that in her photobook Moises and allows us to join her in a very personal journey about her father."
    Moisés  selected one of the TIME Best Photobooks of 2015 by Erik Kessels.     " Moises  is a touching series of portraits, each showing a man who embodies an aspect of Mariela's father.     But this reconstruction goes beyond passing likenesses. Sancari asked the men to wear her father's clothes, including one in which a standing dad is shown combing Mariela's hair. While the portraits are otherwise straightforward, knowing the story behind them gives you goose bumps.    Here is a moving project visualizing the journey of a young woman trying to find peace. Furthermore, it demonstrates how the addition of the personal can empower photography in incredible ways."
    Moisés  selected one of the Best Photography Books of 2015 by Sean O'Hagan.     "Mariela Sancari's   Moises  (La Fabrica) also negotiated a taboo subject in a powerful and deftly handled manner. The subtext is the suicide of her father, Moises Sancari, and the hole it left in her and her twin sister's life. Mariela sought out men who resembled her father as he might have looked had he lived into his 70s. She photographed them dressed in his clothes, with her own image often appearing like a shadow in the image. Both obsessional and formally accomplished,  Moises  is a study of grieving that lodges in the head like no other photobook made this year "
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOEYE BEST BOOKS 2015 by 10x10 Photobooks.     " Moisés  is a very personal and beautifully produced object that shares with us a portion of Sancari's  process of grieving, as she searches for her father in elderly look-a-likes. "
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOEYE BEST BOOKS 2015 by Daniel Boetker-Smith.
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOEYE BEST BOOKS 2015 by Sarah Bradley.     "While  Moisés  contains some arresting portraiture, it is the marriage of content and form that makes it so poweful. A visceral reading experience, emotive and stunningly communicative. "
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOEYE BEST BOOKS 2015 by Alejandro Cartagena.     "The first time I saw this book it was actually still a dummy in process but immediately it transported me into the sensation of wanting desperately to find someone you love but who is gone. Not having gotten to see that person for the last time dragged out a feeling in Mariela of not wanting to let go and these portraits position us in her shoes, in that place where you get a psychologically driven glimpse of that missing someone and how you want to obsessively check to be sure if it's them or not.  The book's sequencing is like looking for someone with Mariela, hand in hand searching and hopping one of these old men might bring her closure to an unresolved struggle that hurts like hell. "
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOEYE BEST BOOKS 2015 by Erik Kessels.      "The project  Moisés  by Mariela Sancari was sparked by her father's death, specifically that she was not allowed to see his body. To find closure, Mariela placed a classified ad featuring an old portrait of her father. She asked men of her dad's age to study the image and contact her should they see a resemblance. The photographs Sancari collected of these men resulted in a touching and fantastically edited book. " 
   Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOEYE BEST BOOKS 2015 by Colin Pantall. 
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOEYE BEST BOOKS 2015 by Thomas Sauvin.      "By tracking down her dead father's lookalikes through a classified advertisement in a Buenos Aires newspaper, Sancari created a typology of portraits of men in their 70s, the age her father would be if he were alive. " 
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOBOOKSTORE  PHOTOBOOKS OF 2015 by Hannah Watson.      "She has perfectly formed this highly personal project into a book form. A great first book. "
    Moisés  selected on of the PHOTOBOOKSTORE PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by Mark Power.      "Another sad book, a cry for closure on the early death of Sancari's father and the body she wasn´t allowed to see. Photographing men the age her father would be if he were alive today, and dressed in his clothes, might sound macabre, but it's done with such sincerity that we empathise completely. The picture of an old man (presumably a stranger) brushing the artist's hair is heartbreaking and, in the end, we can only hope the whole exercise was therapeutic. The innovative design interleaves pages from the left and right, like a kind of puzzle. "
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOBOOKSTORE PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by Yumi Goto. 
    Moisés  selected one of the PHOTOBOOKSTORE PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by Erik Kessels. 
    Moisés  selected one of the MY FAVOURITE PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by Jörg Colberg.     "I think of all the books here, Mariela Sancari's  Moises  (  reviewed here  ) is the only one that can be found on quite a few other lists, whatever that might mean. "
    Moisés  selected one of the Best Photo Books of 2015 by Tim Clark. 
    Moisés  selected one of the LENSCULTURE 10 FAVOURITE (and UNUSUAL) PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by María García Yelo, Director of PHotoEspaña.
    Moisés  selected one of the LENSCULTURE 10 FAVOURITE (and UNUSUAL) PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by Caroline Hunter.
    Moisés  selected one of the LENSCULTURE 10 FAVOURITE (and UNUSUAL) PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by Sujong Song.
    Moisés  selected one of the LENSCULTURE 10 FAVOURITE (and UNUSUAL) PHOTOBOOKS of 2015 by Anne Wlikes Tucker.
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    Moisés  included in INTERNAZIONALE BEST PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS of 2015 list.
    Moisés  selected one of BEST 2015: JOSEF CHLADEK'S FAVOURITE COLOUR PHOTOBOOKS