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Book Details: Cloth over BoardISBN-13: 978-1942084648108 pages; 55 Color Photographs8.5 x 9 inches$45 US; $65.50 CAN “What Duffy captures in her photos is a presence that animates the streets; the hope that always has been, and always will be a part of the Cuban people.”, - Musee MagazineSpanish/English textPhotographs by Hilary DuffyContributions by Jon Lee Anderson The Cuban community has long coped with challenges through ingenuity resulting in a rich culture that has flourished in spite of material scarcity. Yet the emergence of new economic freedoms in recent years means Cubans can now further embrace their enterprising spirit. Hopes & Dreams from Cuba, which publishes during the 60th anniversary year of the Cuban Revolution, features Hilary Duffy's intimate photographs of the everyday lives of the Cuban people taken from 1999-2017. The book highlights a pivotal time of change in Cuba as it is challenged to uphold its social values and unique identity. Duffy's vibrant images of the bustling street life are presented along with her formal portraits accompanied by transcribed interviews with Cubans sharing their hopes, dreams and aspirations. The New Yorker staff writer Jon Lee Anderson's essay "SurvivaI in a State of Flux" provides an historical context for Duffy's photographs.  Hilary Duffy is an internationally renowned photographer and educator who has worked on assignments and social programs in the United States, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.Jon Lee Anderson is a staff writer for the New Yorker, reporting globally from Afghanistan, Iraq, Uganda, Israel, El Salvador, Cuba, and more. View Details
Book Details: Trade PaperISBN-13: 978-1942084617200 pages; Black and White Drawings throughout 4 x 6 inches$11.95 US; $17.50CAN “Hiro’s notebook quickly became a series of notebooks, and Hiro studied their contents tirelessly until his command of American slang was beyond that of anyone else I knew. His conversational English was still limited, but as a slang speaker, he had no equal.", - Brendan Kelly, vocalist of The Lawrence Arms"This collection of curiosities and depravity is like an updated 'Decline of Western Civilization'. Enjoy/cringe at your own risk!" - Tim Kasher, vocalist of Cursive  While on tour as a photographer for numerous punk, hardcore, and indie bands (including Jeff Rosenstock, Minus the Bear, Cursive, Alkaline Trio, Har Mar Superstar, Lawrence Arms, Selby Tigers, Mike Park, and more), Japanese photographer Hiro Tanaka spent ten years compiling a naughty notebook filled with NSFW slang words and crude drawings. Tanaka was known to have a pen and notebook with him at all times that he filled from cover to cover with English colloquialisms, dirty phrases, slang, jokes, and drawings that he would learn from the bands, fans and other people he met traveling.Hiro Tanaka is a Japanese-born photographer who captures ironic and humorous commentaries on various aspects of the American lifestyle.Jeff Rosenstock is an American musician and songwriter from Long Island, United States. He was the lead singer of the ska punk band The Arrogant Sons of Bitches, the musical collective Bomb the Music Industry! and the indie rock band Kudrow. After the breakup of Bomb the Music Industry!, he began a solo career. View Details
Book Details: Paper over BoardISBN-13: 978-1942084624156 pages; 70 images10 x 9 inches$45 US; $58.99 CAN “De Vos’s black-and-white photography generates a sense of unity within the cacophony of the makeshift dwellings and conflicting colors of the temporary community. His is a wonderful selection of portraits, landscapes and views from the pulse of daily life... De Vos’s point of view is intimate without being aggressive.,- ZEKE Magazine, Spring 2019Photographs and introduction by Pieter de VosForeword by Leilani Farha Contributions by Stephan de Beer and Donald Banda HOMELANDS is the product of seven years of documentary work. The book provides an intimate view of South Africa, 25 years after apartheid, through the life of Donald Banda. Since 2012, I have been collaborating with Donald Banda to explore questions of home and belonging. I met Donald when he was living in Woodlane Village, an informal settlement located in a wealthy suburb in Pretoria. The Village is a microcosm for the tensions South Africa is experiencing around land, migration, and the growing gap between the rich and the poor.  Early in my time with Donald, he confided that he had long desired to have his story told. But he never had the means to do so. This book represents my promise to carry his story forward. His narrative personifies the story of my homeland: a place of promise and heartache; a place of perseverance and faith; a place where personal histories reveal complex social truths. As South Africa observes the 25-year anniversary of the abolishment of apartheid, it is important to reflect on the country’s imperfect journey to democracy. For many, the dream of the “rainbow nation” remains elusive.  Pieter de Vos is an award-winning photographer, educator and facilitator.Leilani Farha is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing.Stephan de Beer is the Director of the Centre of Contextual Ministry, University of Pretoria.  View Details