"A moving photographic journey around the world with images of extraordinary political struggle and ordinary moments of humanity, wonder, and imagination...The book provides dual pleasurethe beauty of the photographs themselves and the resilience they so frequently depictand how the interplay of image and text can produce a dizzying range of responses." - Publishers Weekly
The alphabet book becomes a playful dimension through which to view the powerful images of master photographer Marc Riboud. The alphabets here are pointers, at once sharpening and diffusing meaning, taking us through landscapes marked by memory and history.
Marc Riboud has published widely, including well known books like The Three Banners of China; Photographs from Home and Abroad; Huang Shan, Capital of Heaven; Angkor, the Serenity of Buddhism; and Marc Riboud in China. Numerous museums throughout Europe, as well as the United States, China and Japan regularly show his work. His many awards include two Overseas Press Club awards, the Time-Life Achievement, the Lucie Award, and the ICP Infinity Award.
About the Author
Marc Riboud : Marc Riboud published many books, among which the most famous are The three banners of China, ed. Robert Laffont, Marc Riboud Photographs from home and abroad, ed. Harry Abrams publishers, Huang Shan, Capital of Heaven, ed. Arthaud / Doubleday, Angkor, the serenity of Buddhism, ed. Imprimerie Nationale / Thames & Hudson, Marc Riboud in China, ed. Nathan / Harry N. Abrams
Numerous museums through Europe, as well as United States, China and Japan regularly show his work. He received many awards, among which two Overseas Press Club, the Time-Life Achievement, the Lucie Award and the ICP Infinity Award.
Catherine Chaine: Catherine Chaine, is a journalist for Service Education de Elle and has a great love for children's books. She has also authored books and had won the Best Youth Book 1994.