From the back cover : [all texts in French only - English version to be published in Sept. 2017]
"My Room, portrait of a generation is John Thackwray's first book. For five years he has traveled the world documenting the lifestyles of his generation by asking them about the state of the world. presents in this collection one hundred portraits among the thousand participants of the project.
From a Native American reservation to a Nepalese Buddhist temple, through Syrian refugee camps, all these young people, photographed in their room, describe their daily lives. Between social photography and visual anthropology, this humanist work aims to make us aware of the world around us, its mutation and its inequalities. Beyond the continents, the diversity of lifestyles and the multiplicity of cultures, the project My Room reveals the humanity of a youth torn between aspiration to modernity and attachment to its identity.
A book certainly a bit unusual on L'Ascenseur Végétal as it could be considered less a "photobook" and more a travel book than what we usually list, but despite a rather traditional design and the presence of contextual descriptions, this self-published project certainly remains interesting and deserves our attention.
Each portrait comes with a text, in the facing page, written by the person being photographed.
All texts in French only; an English edition of the book will be available in September 2017.
216 pages - Hardcover
Format : 29.5 x 23.5 cm
New - Mint condition
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