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Presentation by the artist:
"In the Shadow of the Pyramids by Laura El-Tantawy is a first person account exploring memory and identity. With images spanning 2005 to 2014, what began as a look in the mirror to understand the essence of Egyptian identity expanded into an exploration of the trials and tribulations of a turbulent nation.
The result is dark, sentimental and passionate. Juxtaposing the innocence of the past with the obscurity of the present, the book is an experience, edited to look like a one night’s encounter. A peaceful and tranquil day suddenly turns violent and chaotic, it’s claustrophobic, until a new dawn rises and there is hope again."
This book was shortlisted for the "2014 Unseen Dummy Award".
This book is a beautiful and complex production, mostly Japanese binding with some single sheets and an few smaller-size inserts. Design by SYB.
The images are taken from the artist's website.
NB : We are offering signed copies of Laura El-Tantawy's second publication The People (see "Suggestions" tab)
440 pages - Hardcover
Self-published, 2015 (500 copies)
*Signed & Numbered*
New - Mint condition
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