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Presentation by Akina Books:
" An optimistic street seller looks at the news and wishes the monsoon will end soon. On the street corner, a girl is dancing to the music of men’s smartphones, a rich man gets out of his fancy car after a crash and gets lynched by a mob, while a woman is disfigured by her alcoholic husband, in the rage of a moment.
With ANGST, Soham Gupta walks the back streets of his Calcutta at night, witnessing stories told by taxi-drivers, outcasts and runaways.
The caustic humor of his text, together with the sensitivity of the portraits, freeze the atmosphere of bitterness and angst which like a glove fit Calcutta and the image given by the Indian Media. "
Texts by Soham Gupta in English only. This project won the « Cosmos PDF Award » during the Rencontres d'Arles festival in 2017.
We are offering one mint never-opened copy of the trade edition of this book SOLD (300 copies) and one copy - with unfortunately a slightly bumped corner (see photos) - of the limited edition - SOLD (100 handmade copies, coptic binding, 12 signatures).
Each copy of the limited edition presented a different image on the front cover; the copy we are offering presents one of the iconic images of the series (see photo).
164 pages - Softcover (Limited edition in cardboard slipcase)
Akina Books, 2018 (trade 300 copies + limited 100 copies)
Format : 18 x 26 cm (trade edition)
Format : 18.5 x 29.5 cm (limited edition)
New - Condition: see note above
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