Jo Ractliffe: Terreno Ocupado (signed - rarity)
Five years after the end of Angola's decades-long civil war, Jo Ractliffe travelled to the country's capital city of Luanda for the first time, entering what was for her, she writes in her introduction, 'largely a place of myth'. Her photographs - of townships and tented camps, the sprawling market of Roque Santeiro, the beach at Ilha, murals and monuments - reflect the impact of war on the urban context while, as Okwui Enwezor notes in his accompanying essay, avoiding documentary literalism.
This title is out of print and extremely hard to find.
Title: Terreno Occupado
Publisher: Warren Siebrits, 2008
Photographer: Jo Ractliffe
Author: Essay by Okwui Enwezor
Size: 100 pages
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