Hatje Cantz

Christine Turnauer: Dignity of the Gypsies

Christine Turnauer: Dignity of the Gypsies

Austrian photographer Christine Turnauer (born 1945) details her search for Roma (gypsy) history. Her documentation begins in Gujarat and Rajasthan, and continues through Hungary, Romania, Montenegro and Kosovo. Christine Turnauer Dignity of the Gypsies Hardcover: 296 pages Publisher: Hatje Cantz (November 21, 2017) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-3775743075 Order: www.amazon.com
Latif al Ani

Latif al Ani

Known as the “father of Iraqi photography,” Latif al Ani (born 1932) was the first photographer to capture cosmopolitan life in 1950s–70s Iraq, and his black-and-white images constitute a unique visual account of the country during its belle époque. Al Ani portrayed Iraq’s culture in all of its abundance and complexity: besides documenting its westernized everyday life, the political culture…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Keiko

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Keiko

Polish photographer Tomasz Gudzowaty (born 1971) documents the lives of ship scrappers in Chittagong, the second-largest city in Bangladesh, where nearly 40 percent of the 700 ocean-going ships taken out of service every year are scrapped. Gudzowaty’s photographs, executed on black-and-white film stock, record their arduous labors. Hardcover: 148 pages Publisher: Hatje Cantz (2013) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-3775735216 Order: hatjecantz.de…
Nelli Palomäki: Breathing the Same Air

Nelli Palomäki: Breathing the Same Air

Finnish photographer Nelli Palomäki (born 1981) is a graduate of Helsinki’s renowned Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture. In her work, she aims to recapture the lost magic that was once inherent in photography. Even 50 years ago, having one’s photograph taken was a special event; people donned their Sunday best and gazed, unmoving and serious, into the…
Christine Turnauer: Presence

Christine Turnauer: Presence

Christine Turnauer is a seeker, a wanderer between the worlds. She has been interested in the individuality and diversity of people since her childhood. For her, they are like snowflakes. We all know what it is like to intuitively understand a person, to comprehend someone at a glance, as lovers do. On her extended journeys Turnauer tries to capture this…
Helga Paris: Fotografie

Helga Paris: Fotografie

Helga Paris (born in 1938 in Goleniów, Poland) occupies an outstanding position in German photography. Her oeuvre exhibits the poetry of a Henri Cartier-Bresson as well as the austerity of an August Sander or Renger-Patzsch. Paris, who has lived in Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin since 1966, has chronicled the long history of postwar East Germany. For more than three decades…
Women in Trees

Women in Trees

“You know, I don’t know how one can walk by a tree and not be happy at the sight of it?” writes Fyodor Dostoyevsky in The Idiot. Perhaps this sentence might explain the subject of women in trees that was so popular between the 1920s and ‘50s and has until now never before been assembled in a book. The enthusiastic…
Beate Gutschow: S

Beate Gutschow: S

At first glance, the large-format black-and-white photographs by Beate Gütschow are reminiscent of authentic documentations of urban scenes: monumental architecture, decaying buildings, rusty automobile parts. Yet the images are the result of complex digital manipulation: they are montages consisting of numerous photos taken by Gütschow on her various journeys and later assembled to create a single picture. They are often…
Chien-Chi Chang: Jet Lag

Chien-Chi Chang: Jet Lag

“Today is Monday, so this must be Zurich.” For those who travel a lot, the world becomes a steel-and-concrete construct of interchangeable flight crews, hotel rooms, and check-in counters. In this jet-setting life, the most important thing is that the power adapter fits. For Jet Lag, award-winning photographer Chien-Chi Chang (born 1961 in Taiwan) has created succinct black-and-white images of…