Cholitas (book + print)

by Delphine Blast


Photographs: Delphine Blast

Publisher: Editions Bessard

Year: 2017

ISBN: 979-10-91406-59-8

Price: 66

Comments: Limited Edition of 250 Copies + signed C print (15,5 x 17 cm), Hardcover, signed

The iconic bowler hat,the long black braids, the adjusted corset and the brightly colored puffed skirt: their out t is well known all around the world. The mythical cholitas are a strong symbol of Bolivia. Discriminated against for a long time, they are now very much a driving force in Bolivia. in scenes that were unimaginable 10 or 20 years ago, nowadays they have real clout in the economic, political and even fashion worlds. the cholitas have managed to nd their place in modern society without denying their collective past. they are an expression of the dignity of indian populations. This photographic series aims to renew insight into Bolivian womanhood. it also carries with it new identity af rmations and re ects the social changes on the march in the country.


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Cholitas (book + print)

by Delphine Blast


Photographs: Delphine Blast

Publisher: Editions Bessard

Year: 2017

ISBN: 979-10-91406-59-8

Price: 66

Comments: Limited Edition of 250 Copies + signed C print (15,5 x 17 cm), Hardcover, signed

The iconic bowler hat,the long black braids, the adjusted corset and the brightly colored puffed skirt: their out t is well known all around the world. The mythical cholitas are a strong symbol of Bolivia. Discriminated against for a long time, they are now very much a driving force in Bolivia. in scenes that were unimaginable 10 or 20 years ago, nowadays they have real clout in the economic, political and even fashion worlds. the cholitas have managed to nd their place in modern society without denying their collective past. they are an expression of the dignity of indian populations. This photographic series aims to renew insight into Bolivian womanhood. it also carries with it new identity af rmations and re ects the social changes on the march in the country.


more books tagged »women« | >> see all

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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Cholitas (book + print)

by Delphine Blast


Photographs: Delphine Blast

Publisher: Editions Bessard

Year: 2017

ISBN: 979-10-91406-59-8

Price: 66

Comments: Limited Edition of 250 Copies + signed C print (15,5 x 17 cm), Hardcover, signed

The iconic bowler hat,the long black braids, the adjusted corset and the brightly colored puffed skirt: their out t is well known all around the world. The mythical cholitas are a strong symbol of Bolivia. Discriminated against for a long time, they are now very much a driving force in Bolivia. in scenes that were unimaginable 10 or 20 years ago, nowadays they have real clout in the economic, political and even fashion worlds. the cholitas have managed to nd their place in modern society without denying their collective past. they are an expression of the dignity of indian populations. This photographic series aims to renew insight into Bolivian womanhood. it also carries with it new identity af rmations and re ects the social changes on the march in the country.


more books tagged »women« | >> see all

more books tagged »portrait« | >> see all

A collector's choice by josefchladek.com