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Koudelka: Decreazione free pdf Decreazione is a Josef Koudelka's project conceived for the Holy See Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2013. The author has been searching since a few years a focus on the relationship between Man and Nature and to show the influence of the men on the environment, as he wants to highlight that it is exactly this influence the very often cause of a kind of destruction, a de-creaction - Decreazione. The book is a leaflet with 9 panoramic photographies taken from Germany to Lebanon, from Slovak Republic to Jordan, from Greece to Italy has a peculiar binding to be shown as an artists edition.

About Josef Koudelka

Josef Koudelka was born in Moravia in 1938. He began his career as an aeronautical engineer, turning full-time to phtography in the late 1960s. In 1968, Koudelka photographed the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, publishing these images under the initials P.P. (Prague Photographer). Soon after, he was anonymously awarded the Overseas Press Club's Robert Capa Gold Medal for the images. Forty years later an extended collection of these images, along with select primary source texts, was published as "Invasion 68: Prague."Koudelka left Czechoslovakia in 1970, became statless, was then granted political asylum in England, and shortly therefter joined Magnum Photos. In 1975, the first edition of his work "Gypsies"was published (a revised and enlarged edition was released in 2011). "Exiles" was published in 1988.Koudelka published numerous books of photographs focusing on the relationship between contemporary man and the landscape, including "Black Triangle" (1994), "Chaos" (1999), and "Lime" (2012).Significant exhibitions of his work have been held at the Museum of Modern Art and the International Center of Photography, New York- Hayward Gallery, London- Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam- and Palais de Tokyo, Paris.Koudelka is the recipient of major awards such as the Prix Nadar (1978), Grand Prix National de la Photographie (1989), Grand Prix Cartier-Bresson (1991), Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography (1992), and the Medal of Merit awarded by the Czech Republic (2002). In 2012, he was named Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture.He is based in Paris and Prague.

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Author : Josef Koudelka
Publisher : Contrasto
Data Published : 12 August 2013
ISBN : 8869654877
EAN : 9788869654879
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 40 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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