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Robert Polidori: 60 Feet Road

Bhatiya Nagar Facades

Text by Robert Polidori.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>Robert Polidori: 60 Feet Road</I>.

Robert Polidori captures bustling life on one city block in Mumbai, beautifully presented in concertina format

In his new book, Robert Polidori presents us with a large-format photograph of a city block in an improvisational, auto-constructed settlement in Mumbai, India. In an almost seamless progression that appears to expand like an accordion or folding-screen, the photograph is composed of multiple images imperceptibly overlaid and welded together in a complex process to form a panoramic view. Applying remote sensing techniques that are normally used in space cartography to street photography, Polidori ventures a photographic attempt to come to terms with the phenomena of adjacencies, observing and beholding what’s next to what. In this way he minutely scans the urban landscape, recording the precarious and temporary nature of the provisional and yet psychologically rich and in fact highly individualized dwellings.
Robert Polidori was born in Montreal in 1951 and today lives in Los Angeles. His work has been the subject of exhibitions in New York, London, Brazil and Montreal, among others. He received the World Press Photo Award in 1997, the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography in 1999 and 2000 and Communication Arts awards in 2007 and 2008. In 2006, Polidori’s series of photographs of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina was exhibited at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. His bestselling books Havana (2003), Zones of Exclusion—Pripyat and Chernobyl (2003), After the Flood (2006), Parcours Muséologique Revisité (2009), Some Points in Between … Up Till Now (2010) and Eye and I (2014) were published by Steidl.

Featured image is reproduced from Robert Polidori: 60 Feet Road.

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Wall Street Journal

Stephen Wallis

Part of what draws Polidori to places like 60 Feet Road is a compulsion to document an important aspect of human existence that he feels most serious photographers overlook.

Common Edge

Martin C. Pederson

It’s a remarkable visual documentation of a single block, as well as a precise deconstruction of that act.

Metropolis Magazine

Robert Polidori dissects the street into the individual interventions that create Mumbai’s urban panorama.

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Introduction by Jeff L. Rosenheim.

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