Margaret Courtney-Clarke : Cry sadness into the coming rain


This book is Margaret Courtney-Clarke’s visual ode to her home country of Namibia, and describes the bare circumstances of ordinary Namibians, of women and men forced to negotiate ravaged lives. Returning to Namibia in 2009 after decades of living abroad, Courtney-Clarke encountered a changed country in the throes of unrestrained development, the Namib Desert desecrated, and peoples migrating from rural settlements to towns in search of a better life.
These photos are the result of Courtney-Clarke’s travels over 30,000 kilometers across dusty plains, sand dunes and salt pans, through conservancies, homelands and forgotten outposts. They evidence her passionate concern for human enterprise and failure, and for an inhospitable environment infused with remnants of apartheid as well as hope. (Extrait de la note de l’éditeur)
Accompagne les expositions au FNB Joburg Art Fair de Johannesburg du 8 au 10 September 2017, au Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery de Stellenbosch et Cape Town en 2017 et au National Art Gallery of Namibia à Windhoek en 2018 ; préface de David Goldblatt, texte de Sean O’Toole, photos en couleurs.

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Etat du livre Neuf
ISBN 13 9783958292536





Date d'édition

Poids 1800 g
Dimensions 35 × 25 cm
Nombre de pages 200 pages
Reliure Relié
Langues anglais