Saturday, May 15, 2010

Open See.

Open See. Photographs by Jim Goldberg. Steidl & Partners, 2009. 100 pp., numerous tritone and colour illustrations, 6½x8½".

The book 'Open See' "follows refugee and immigrant populations traveling from war-torn, economically devastated and often AIDS-ravaged countries to make new homes in Europe.

Goldberg spent four years documenting the stories of Greek refugees from Iraq, Somalia, Congo, Ukraine, Albania, Russia, Ethiopia, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, Sudan, Kenya, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, Bulgaria, Palestine and Moldavia."
- part of publisher's description.

Read more about this book and view images from inside it here at Steidl.

'Open See' was selected as one of photo-eye's Best Books of 2009 by seven of its participant artists.

UPDATE: Images of this post have been changed from time of first posting.

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