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                                          Valentine Schmidt

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"The images focus on the relationship between the floor of the pool and the surface of the water. This dynamic of architectural and natural elements is constantly in flux [...]. Plunge uses the evocative qualities of the surfaces to speak to the history and demise of these beautiful and tranquil spaces. Full, or particularly when bereft of water, the Edwardian bathing spaces [London lidos] are honoured in their various states of preservation and dereliction." SOURCE

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