Avenue Patrice Lumumba

Guy Tillim


Avenue Patrice Lumumba


Avenue Patrice Lumumba comprises Guy Tillim's photographs taken in Mozambique, DR Congo, Madagascar, Angola and Benin in 2007/8, beautifully reproduced, each photograph occupying a double-page spread. Introductory texts are by Robert Gardner and Guy Tillim, and appear in French and Portuguese as well as English. Tillim, the recipient of the first Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography, writes: 'These photographs are not collapsed histories of post-colonial African states or a meditation on aspects of late-modernist-era colonial structures, but a walk through avenues of dreams ...'

Published by Prestel/Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University | 2008
Hardcover, 128 pages | ISBN 978-3-7913-4066-1 | Price: R860
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