Jean-Dominique Burton. Porto-Novo: Cite rouge, esprit du lagon Red City, Spirit of the Lagoon

Jean-Dominique Burton. Porto-Novo: Cite rouge, esprit du lagon Red City, Spirit of the Lagoon

by Jean-Dominique Burton
     
 


Through his photographs of Porto-Novo, Benin's historic capital, Jean-Dominique Burton shows us a city steeped in history but also turned towards the future: it is equally vibrant and at peace, undying but at risk. A city's foundation lies both in its architecture and its memories. Each must be cared for. Constructions can be supported, can be rebuilt and… See more details below

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Through his photographs of Porto-Novo, Benin's historic capital, Jean-Dominique Burton shows us a city steeped in history but also turned towards the future: it is equally vibrant and at peace, undying but at risk. A city's foundation lies both in its architecture and its memories. Each must be cared for. Constructions can be supported, can be rebuilt and preserved. Memories are kept within families, by story-tellers and through legends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789057791246
Publisher:
Fonds Mercator
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
12.00(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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