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APERTURE

Nazar: Photographs from the Arab World

Edited by Wim Melis. Essays by Michket Krifa, Negar Azimi, Issam Nassar, Isolde Brielmaier, Issa Touma, Peter Lewis and Sherifa Zuhur.

In an essay here, cultural critic and curator Negar Azimi articulates a singular problem of being a photographer in the Arab Middle East. “Taswir” (or picture making), according to many Arab scholars, is prohibited by Muslim law, thus the “notorious adage 'mamnous el taswir' (forbidden to photograph)... Exists in ubiquitous fashion, seemingly at every turn of the photographer's visual field.” Keeping that in mind makes this unprecedented and multifaceted view of the Arab world as seen through the eyes of 56 Arab and Western photographers, the only current survey of its kind, an especially stimulating collection. Western readers will be introduced to multiple generations of photographers (male and female) previously little known outside the Middle East. Originally assembled for the highly acclaimed exhibition Nazar at the Noorderlicht Festival in the Netherlands, these pictures comprise the largest compilation of Arab photographs ever exhibited in the West. Covering both documentary and fine art photography and ranging from North Africa to Lebanon and Palestine, from Iraq to Syria and Saudi Arabia, this book will open an often shuttered world. For example, Nadia Benchallal, who has assisted Annie Liebowitz and Arthur Elgort, offers black-and-white portraits of people who straddle Algerian-French culture, and Randa Shaath has recorded, from her high-rise apartment in Cairo, the lives of a shadow society of rooftop dwellers in the city. Nazar, which means “seeing, insight, reflection” in Arabic, challenges preconceptions and reveals a complexity of Arab life not glimpsed on the nightly news.
Nazar: Photographs from the Arab World

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Memory Orchards: Photographers and Their Families

MEMORY ORCHARDS: PHOTOGRAPHERS AND THEIR FAMILIES

Candela

ISBN: 9780984573998
USD $70.00
| CAN $102 UK £ 62

Pub Date: 7/16/2024
Forthcoming


Spain: Portrait of a Country

SPAIN: PORTRAIT OF A COUNTRY

La Fábrica

ISBN: 9788418934612
USD $42.00
| CAN $62 UK £ 36

Pub Date: 1/16/2024
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Prix Pictet: Human

PRIX PICTET: HUMAN

Hatje Cantz

ISBN: 9783775755610
USD $65.00
| CAN $88

Pub Date: 12/19/2023
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Gina’s Worlds

GINA’S WORLDS

Marsilio Arte

ISBN: 9791254631263
USD $39.95
| CAN $56.95 UK £ 33.99

Pub Date: 3/19/2024
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Canova and Venezia

CANOVA AND VENEZIA

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857249155
USD $25.00
| CAN $37.5

Pub Date: 2/13/2024
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Widening the Lens: Photography, Ecology, and the Contemporary Landscape

WIDENING THE LENS: PHOTOGRAPHY, ECOLOGY, AND THE CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE

Carnegie Museum of Art

ISBN: 9780880390743
USD $50.00
| CAN $72 UK £ 44

Pub Date: 6/25/2024
Forthcoming


Christian Jankowski, John Bock, Olaf Nicolai, Katharina Sieverding and Monica Bonvicini: Schaubühne

CHRISTIAN JANKOWSKI, JOHN BOCK, OLAF NICOLAI, KATHARINA SIEVERDING AND MONICA BONVICINI: SCHAUBüHNE

Kerber

ISBN: 9783735609236
USD $45.00
| CAN $65

Pub Date: 3/26/2024
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Caring for the Countryside: The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene

CARING FOR THE COUNTRYSIDE: THE PROSECCO HILLS OF CONEGLIANO AND VALDOBBIADENE

Marsilio Arte

ISBN: 9791254631645
USD $55.00
| CAN $79 UK £ 48

Pub Date: 6/4/2024
Forthcoming


Omen: Phantasmagoria at the Farm Security Administration Archive

OMEN: PHANTASMAGORIA AT THE FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION ARCHIVE

RM/Gato Negro Ediciones

ISBN: 9788419233103
USD $50.00
| CAN $72

Pub Date: 10/8/2024
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Las Mexicanas

LAS MEXICANAS

RM

ISBN: 9788419233363
USD $25.00
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Pub Date: 4/9/2024
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Kalabongó

KALABONGó

RM

ISBN: 9788419233738
USD $45.00
| CAN $65

Pub Date: 10/8/2024
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Al-Shaqab: The Legacy of Arabian Horses

AL-SHAQAB: THE LEGACY OF ARABIAN HORSES

Silvana Editoriale

ISBN: 9788836654826
USD $60.00
| CAN $86

Pub Date: 6/4/2024
Forthcoming