mountain – photography – contemporary
by Alessio Zemoz
TEQUILA 177 are name and number of one of the hundreds goats that every year are taken to combat in the field of a series of moving events which take place in spring, summer and autumn in the alpine region of Aosta Valley (Italy). These events are called “Batailles des chèvres”: goats combats.
The animal that fight wins after defeating the highest number of rivals.
The animal that fight keep being unhurt. Someone judges these events as bloodless.
The animal that fight is always a female one.
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TEQUILA 177 is an artist photo book by Alessio Zemoz. Edition of 150 copies, handmade finished, signed and numbered. 68 pages + 8 pages booklet. Offset print on paper x-per 140gr. Concept, design and text by Alessio Zemoz. Languages: english and italian. Dimensions: 21×14 cm. Printed by Tipografia Valdostana in october 2017. ISBN: 979-12-200-2533-1
exhibitions: MOPLA Photo Book Exhibition 2018 – Los Angeles