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WITNESSES OF TIME

Garduño, Flor

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ISBN 10: 0893819190 / ISBN 13: 9780893819194
Verlag: Aperture Foundation, Inc., Romford, UK, 2000
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"Remarkable [photographs] of the original America, where the sacred and symbolic are revealed in daily life." A fine example of Garduño's photography. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 33734

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Titel: WITNESSES OF TIME

Verlag: Aperture Foundation, Inc., Romford, UK

Erscheinungsdatum: 2000

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: Second edition, first printing

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Witnesses of Time collects Flor Garduño's remarkable pictures where the sacred and symbolic are revealed in daily life. In remote corners of Central and South America, native Indians continue to practice ancient rituals as they have for millennia. Their rites embody a distinct worldview and a unique perception of time. The result of travels through ritual towns in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, Witnesses of Time encompasses landscape, architecture, ceremonies, tableaux and individual portraits. Figures in Garduño's evocative images become clues to the spirituality of the Indian cosmos. Landforms hint at other as unseen orders of being. Common acts take on an extra dimension through their ritual associations, in communities that still retain their ties to the environment. Complemented by an introduction by the renowned Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, Witnesses of Time is a tribute to a fascinating way of life, portrayed with an unparalleled grace.

About the Author:

Flor Garduño studied at the School of Fine Arts at the National University, Mexico city. Her work has been exhibited in Mexico, Europe, and the United States. She lives in Mexico and Switzerland.

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