Présentation de l'éditeur :
"For more than 10 years Albertina D’Urso has followed in the footsteps of Tibetans forced to escape from their homeland, many of whom crossed the Himalayan range by foot, to defend their cultural and religious identity, their traditions and their language from Chinese repression.
In Out Of Tibet she has documented their new lives throughout the world – including several areas of India (Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Ladakh, Bodhgaya), as well as in Nepal, Taiwan, New York, London, Paris, Zurich, Rome, Brussels, Amsterdam and Toronto. It is a moving exploration of their culture and traditions in the country where they now live.
Portrayed in their homes, during their private moments or at celebrations of Tibetan culture, D’Urso focuses on their emotions and their continued attachment to their homeland. It is as if she is bringing together, visually, the many Tibetans in exile who are displaced all around the world – a unique de facto state with no land.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Lobsang Sangay (Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration) have contributed forewords to the book and many of the Tibetan exiles contribute their own thoughts and experiences. "
216 pages - Couverture rigide avec jaquette
Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2016
Format : 24.5 x 31 cm
Neuf - Aucun défaut
Attention : derniers livres disponibles !
Date de disponibilité:
Présentation de l'éditeur : "As a small boy, John Comino-James stood in school cap and Sunday suit to have his snapshot taken under flags put up for Queen Elizabeth's Coronation. The resultant photograph resonates with an England long since disappeared, yet still fertile in the imagination. That sense of how that England has changed is the focus in John...
Présentation de l'éditeur : "A Story of Bears explores personal stories about teddy bears and other stuffed animal toys that become lifelong companions and hold a special place in the lives of their owners. Sylvie Huet rediscovered her own childhood teddy at the age of 49 in a fleamarket. Until then he had lived only as a memory and in family photographs....
Présentation de l'éditeur : "Afghan Box Camera nous présente une forme vivante de photographie en danger de disparition. Connue sous le nom de kamra-e-faoree ("appareil photo instantanée); l'Afghanistan est l'un des derniers endroits sur terre ou elle encore utilisée par certains photographes comme moyen de gagner leur vie. En bois, fabriqué à la main,...