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Raymond Depardon, Bolivia

39 €

The fruit of five different trips to Bolivia between 1997 and 2015, the photographs in this book reveal a timeless Bolivia, where the rural and indigenous populations live primarily from the land. Raymond Depardon’s black-and-white photography highlights the harsh beauty of the landscape, the ravaged ...
faces of the peasants, the omnipresent silhouettes of women, and the magic of ancestral traditions.
From the desert plains of Salar de Uyuni and the mountain village of Tarabuco, to the serenity of Lake Titicaca, Raymond Depardon takes us on a journey filled with humanity, culminating in the discovery of Vallegrande, in the footsteps of Che Guevara, whose image has had a lasting and profound impact on the collective memory.

Editor Publication Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
Languages Trilingual French-English-Spanish
Format

Hardback, 20 × 29 cm, 144 pages
75 black-and-white photographs

Design Atelier Pentagon
ISBN 978-2-86925-128-1
Release June 2017

Raymond Depardon

Filmmaker, photographer and international journalist, Raymond Depardon, born in 1942 in Villefranche-sur-Saône, holds a unique place in the field of the contemporary image. In 1967, he co-founded the Gamma Agency, and in 1978, he joined the Magnum Agency for whom he would carry out reports all over ...
the world up until the beginning of the 1980s. While continuing to practice photography on a daily basis, he later turned his attention to documentary film, making use of the direct cinema genre, including the Profils paysans trilogy: L’Approche, Le Quotidien and La Vie moderne (2001-2008).