From the publisher :
" « Stendhal’s famous definition of the novel - a mirror carried along a road - could well apply to The Last City. But Pablo Ortiz Monasterio's is a selective mirror, precise and implacable, which retains only that which is worth preserving. »
-- José Emilio Pacheco
Mexico City presents a post-apocalyptic paradigm, rivaled only, perhaps, by Los Angeles - it is a metropolis ravaged by immense poverty, crime, and the ill-effects of over-population. As a street photographer working in the tradition of committed documentary image-making, Ortiz Monasterio reveals Mexico City’s fragmentation."
This book received the Oeil d'or award at the "Festival Des Trois Continents" in Nantes, France (1997) and the award of the "Primavera Fotográfica de Barcelona" festival (1998).
Text by Jose Emilio Pacheco.
104 pages - Hardcover w/ DJ
Twin Palms, 1995 (1st edition)
New - Mint condition
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