Beryl Chen (signed)

by Rene Groebli


Photographs: René Groebli

Publisher: Sturm & Drang

48 pages

Pictures: 44

Year: 2016

ISBN: 9780984820283

Price: 55

Comments: Comments: Hardcover, 29,7 x 21 cm

Swiss  photographer René Groebli visited London in 1953 and by chance encuntered Beryl Chen, a young women recently arrived in the city along with a wave of other immigrants seeking a better future. Her Jamaican mother and Chinese father far away, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and affirmation, and agrees tp be photographed by Groebli. Using back-and-white images made with his Leica camera, he mixes reportage and artful storytelling in an attempt to document her life in this new, formidable city. Perhaps she will find her purpose, or happiness; perhaps she will find even love. Now, 60 years later, this previously unpublished series of images finally comes to light.


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Beryl Chen (signed)

by Rene Groebli


Photographs: René Groebli

Publisher: Sturm & Drang

48 pages

Pictures: 44

Year: 2016

ISBN: 9780984820283

Price: 55

Comments: Comments: Hardcover, 29,7 x 21 cm

Swiss  photographer René Groebli visited London in 1953 and by chance encuntered Beryl Chen, a young women recently arrived in the city along with a wave of other immigrants seeking a better future. Her Jamaican mother and Chinese father far away, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and affirmation, and agrees tp be photographed by Groebli. Using back-and-white images made with his Leica camera, he mixes reportage and artful storytelling in an attempt to document her life in this new, formidable city. Perhaps she will find her purpose, or happiness; perhaps she will find even love. Now, 60 years later, this previously unpublished series of images finally comes to light.


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Beryl Chen (signed)

by Rene Groebli


Photographs: René Groebli

Publisher: Sturm & Drang

48 pages

Pictures: 44

Year: 2016

ISBN: 9780984820283

Price: 55

Comments: Comments: Hardcover, 29,7 x 21 cm

Swiss  photographer René Groebli visited London in 1953 and by chance encuntered Beryl Chen, a young women recently arrived in the city along with a wave of other immigrants seeking a better future. Her Jamaican mother and Chinese father far away, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and affirmation, and agrees tp be photographed by Groebli. Using back-and-white images made with his Leica camera, he mixes reportage and artful storytelling in an attempt to document her life in this new, formidable city. Perhaps she will find her purpose, or happiness; perhaps she will find even love. Now, 60 years later, this previously unpublished series of images finally comes to light.


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more books tagged »London« | >> see all

more books tagged »Swiss« | >> see all

more books tagged »black and white« | >> see all

more books tagged »portrait« | >> see all

A collector's choice by josefchladek.com