Avenue Patrice Lumumba

by Guy Tillim


Photographs: Guy Tillim

Text: Robert Gardner, Guy Tillim (French, Portuguese, English)

Publisher: Prestel in association with the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

128 pages

Pictures: 60 colour illustrations

Year: 2008

ISBN: 3791340662

Price: 55

Comments: 240 x 340mm, Hard cover (linen with black foil stamped title), dustjacket (full colour with spot UV gloss), head & tail bands Full colour throughout, Binding: thread-sewn

Guy Tillim's earlier photographs documented war-torn Africa and the people whose lives have been snaped by years or conflict and hardship. In this book he focuses on the structures that do the urabn landscape of these troubled countries. The eighty images in this book from Angola, Mozambique, Madagascar, and the Democratic Republic of Congo reveal modern buidlings constructed with illustrions fo prosperity and peace and then left to decay. This collection reflects the intuitive brilliance that is Guy Tillim s hallmark, tells Africa's story of failure and atrophy, and points the intersection of present-day Africa with its colonial past in countries that were forsaken in the name of progress and the perpetual quest for power.


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Avenue Patrice Lumumba

by Guy Tillim


Photographs: Guy Tillim

Text: Robert Gardner, Guy Tillim (French, Portuguese, English)

Publisher: Prestel in association with the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

128 pages

Pictures: 60 colour illustrations

Year: 2008

ISBN: 3791340662

Price: 55

Comments: 240 x 340mm, Hard cover (linen with black foil stamped title), dustjacket (full colour with spot UV gloss), head & tail bands Full colour throughout, Binding: thread-sewn

Guy Tillim's earlier photographs documented war-torn Africa and the people whose lives have been snaped by years or conflict and hardship. In this book he focuses on the structures that do the urabn landscape of these troubled countries. The eighty images in this book from Angola, Mozambique, Madagascar, and the Democratic Republic of Congo reveal modern buidlings constructed with illustrions fo prosperity and peace and then left to decay. This collection reflects the intuitive brilliance that is Guy Tillim s hallmark, tells Africa's story of failure and atrophy, and points the intersection of present-day Africa with its colonial past in countries that were forsaken in the name of progress and the perpetual quest for power.


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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Avenue Patrice Lumumba

by Guy Tillim


Photographs: Guy Tillim

Text: Robert Gardner, Guy Tillim (French, Portuguese, English)

Publisher: Prestel in association with the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

128 pages

Pictures: 60 colour illustrations

Year: 2008

ISBN: 3791340662

Price: 55

Comments: 240 x 340mm, Hard cover (linen with black foil stamped title), dustjacket (full colour with spot UV gloss), head & tail bands Full colour throughout, Binding: thread-sewn

Guy Tillim's earlier photographs documented war-torn Africa and the people whose lives have been snaped by years or conflict and hardship. In this book he focuses on the structures that do the urabn landscape of these troubled countries. The eighty images in this book from Angola, Mozambique, Madagascar, and the Democratic Republic of Congo reveal modern buidlings constructed with illustrions fo prosperity and peace and then left to decay. This collection reflects the intuitive brilliance that is Guy Tillim s hallmark, tells Africa's story of failure and atrophy, and points the intersection of present-day Africa with its colonial past in countries that were forsaken in the name of progress and the perpetual quest for power.


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more books tagged »South African« | >> see all

A collector's choice by josefchladek.com