Czech photographer Jirí Hanke (born 1944) has traveled across the United States, putting together a series of images that highlight the formal and dramatic similarities between Czech and American urban landscapes. With unique pairings of photographs, this publication documents his month-long expedition.
Published by Kant. Edited by Tomá? Pospech. Text Tomá? Pospech, Franti?ek Stavinoha, Antonín Dufek, Vilém Flusser, Martin Hru?ka, Pavel Sedlácek, Michal Janata, Josef Moucha, Jirina Hankeová, Helena Musilová, Robert Silverio, Petr Tre?nák.
Jirí Hanke (born 1944) worked as a clerk in a savings bank in Kladno, Czechoslovakia, where his office looked out onto the city square. Between 1981 and 2006 he photographed the public events that took place there, producing the now-celebrated series presented in this volume.