This book is a celebration, a gracious vision. Booley’s South Africa shows ordinary people caught at a crossroads, entangled in a confused unity. He brings the beauty of humanity through all the difference of religion, culture, class and gender diversity. His character and style reveal an unbridled optimism, not to mention a casual touch of irony.
Yasser Booley – South Africa at Liberty
Yasser ‘Mierkat’ Booley began producing photographs in 1993 on the eve of the ‘new’ South Africa. He grew up under the high tension of a politically charged South Africa in a conservative Cape Malay family from the Bo-Kaap. From an early age, he became an observant student who wanted to master and capture the eclectic ‘rainbow nation’.
Kiripi Katembo (1979-2015) photographs the urban chaos of the metropolis of Kinshasa. He brings out both the absurd and the beautiful. Reflections, dizziness, rescaling, colour contrasts and saturated shades of black make Kinshasa and its twin cities shine as never before.
A photographer stalks a writer after he heavily distorts and manipulates her portrait. Like a paparazzo, he lurks in wait. He records every detail of her daily life with his camera while she writes the sci-fi story that is published in this book. But above all he wants to know what impact the image manipulation has on her psyche. With inevitable consequences for both of them.
In eclectic and cosmopolitan Amsterdam, there is an unprecedented choice of fun and trendy places to dine or party.
In his new large-format book Les Brasseries de Paris, internationally renowned photographer Henk van Cauwenbergh takes us to the most famous and quirky brasseries in Paris.
Angelo Turconi, traveller and photographer in Africa, takes us to the heart of central Africa in Sur les pistes du Congo. It is the result of special impressions and unforgettable encounters: the head of the Yaka in ceremonial outfit, the leader of the Pende and Chokwe beautifully dressed, the king of Lunda on his throne, a rare family portrait of the Kitawala…