Myanmar – 7 Days in Myanmar by 30 Photographers

Bruno Barbey. (Photographer )
Collectif (Photographer & Author )

37.50

  • Text in French
  • 285 x 229 mm - 276 pages
ISBN: 978-2-87868-173-4

Explore an exceptional photographic journey into the heart of Myanmar. The beautiful book, ‘Birmanie, 7 jours au Myanmar,’ presents a spectacular portrait of one of the most captivating places on the planet. Its uniqueness? It is seen through the lenses of 30 photographers from around the world.

 

An unforgettable exploration of Myanmar

This album of photographs takes us through the bustling streets of Yangon, the picturesque artisan workshops of Mandalay, the vast plains of Bagan with its ancient pagodas, and the lake villages of Inle Lake. Explore the remote regions of northern and southern Myanmar. The cultural richness, breathtaking landscapes, and ethnic diversity of this country are revealed through hundreds of shots. Each one captures a unique aspect of this fascinating land.

 

A collection of 30 different photographers for a unique perspective

Exceptional, this beautiful book on photography and Myanmar benefits from the contributions of 30 renowned photographers. Each brings their own style and approach, creating an extraordinary visual narrative of this beautiful country. The images in this book all tell a story. They reveal the beauty and authenticity of Myanmar from various angles. In addition to its stunning photographs, the book features two texts exploring the country’s rich and complex history.

More than just a photography book, ‘Birmanie, 7 jours au Myanmar’ is an invitation to explore an extraordinary country.

Bruno Barbey.

Bruno Barbey was born in Morocco and holds both Swiss and French nationality. He studied photography and graphic arts at the School of Arts and Crafts in Vevey, Switzerland.

From 1961 to 1964, he photographed Italians, considering them as actors on a theater stage, with the aim of capturing the spirit of a nation.

Bruno Barbey began his association with Magnum Photos in 1964. He served as the Vice President for Europe in 1978-1979 and as the President of Magnum International from 1992 to 1995. Over five decades, he photographed on all five continents, covering wars and conflicts in Nigeria, Vietnam, the Middle East, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Northern Ireland, Iraq, and Kuwait. His work has been published in major magazines worldwide and has been the subject of around thirty books.

In 1999, the Petit-Palais in Paris organized a significant exhibition of Bruno Barbey’s photographs taken in Morocco over a period of 30 years. In 2015-2016, the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris hosted his retrospective exhibition, which has since traveled the world. On this occasion, he published his retrospective book titled “Passages.”

Bruno Barbey has received numerous awards for his work, including the National Order of Merit. In 2016, he was elected a member of the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France. His photographs, exhibited worldwide, are part of the collections of many museums.

Collectif

France // Abbas (Magnum), Bruno Barbey (Magnum), Alain Compost, Gilles Sabrié // Angleterre // Michael Freeman, Matt Grace, -Chris Steele- Perkins (Magnum) // Belgique // John Vink (Magnum) // États-Unis // Barry Broman, Chang Chien-Chi (Magnum), -Catherine Karnow, Steve McCurry (Magnum), Michael Yamashita (National Geographic) // Inde // Raghu Rai (Magnum) // -Indonésie // Rio Helmi, Tara Sosrowardoyo // Malaisie // SC Shekar // Myanmar // Aung Pyae, -Kaung Htet, Kyaw Kyaw Winn, Lynn Bo Bo, Minzayar, Sai Kham Lynn, Soe Zeya Tun, Thet Htoo, -Ye Aung Thu // Singapour // Melisa Teo // Sri Lanka // Dominic Sansoni- // Thaïlande // Athit Perawongmetha, Nat Sumanatemeya

Avant-propos // Dr Thant Myint-U // Textes // John Falconer, Denis Gray, Dr Thaw Kaung, Patrick Winn, Nicholas Grossman

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