Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Living Theatre.

The Living Theatre. Photographs by Fan Ho. Modernbook, Palo Alto, 2008. 176 pp., 150 duotone illustrations, 9½x11". Signed copies available. Regular edition also available here.

"Award-wining photographer Fan Ho has won 280 awards from international exhibitions and competitions worldwide since 1956. Ho has been elected Fellow of the Photographic Society of America, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, England; Honorary Member of the Photographic Societies of Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Brazil, Argentina, Singapore and etc, and was honored with One-Man-Shows in the above countries. Ho’s works can be seen and have been published in many International Photographic Annuals all over the world.
Fan Ho has written five books, one of them containing all his award-winning prints that is currently a permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.
Further, Fan Ho is an accomplished and acclaimed Hong Kong film director. He won the 'Best Film Award' in Banbury International Film Festival in England. Three of his films have received the 'Official Selection' of the International Film Festivals of Cannes, Berlin and San Francisco; and five of his films have been selected in the 'Permanent Collection' of the National Film Archives of Taiwan and Hong Kong. He has also been elected as 'judge' of the Taiwan Golden Horse Film Festival and Hong Kong Oscar Film Award-

It is this diverse cultural background that makes Fan Ho’s creative style so unique, full of lyrical beauty, dramatic power, and poetic grandeur."

About the Limited edition:

"Cloth-bound, 9.5x11 inches, 176 pages, 150 duo-tone plates.

A Limited Edition of 100 copies, signed and numbered, with an 8 x 10 inch print by Fan Ho. The book and matted photograph will be placed in a matching clamshell box.

Also included, a dvd of never before seen short -film, Big City, Little Man directed by Fan Ho in 1963."

PS. Apologies for a few days of no posts, have a horrendous cold.

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