From Clemency Newman’s review of Adam Ekberg’s monograph, “The Life of Small Things,” in GUP Magazine:

During childhood, most people partake in small ‘experiments’, just because they’re curious and want to see what will happen, including setting fire to things, putting various objects in the microwave and capturing small animals. American photographer Adam Ekberg harnesses this youthful curiosity in his first book, “The Life of Small Things,” in which he takes often overlooked everyday objects and combines them to form humorous pairings, such as a lighter being kept aflame by a cocktail umbrella or a vacuum cleaner not doing much good in the middle of a frozen lake.

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