Peter Bialobrzeski: The Raw and the Cooked

Peter Bialobrzeski: The Raw and the Cooked
Library Shelf Location 18.BIAL
Publication Date 2011

In his book of photos, The Raw and the Cooked, Peter Bialobrzeski sets forth the essence of his observations from his unique series of photos about the development of Asian mega-cities (Neon Tigers, Lost in Transition) and their slums (Case Study Homes). Starting with the simplest, homemade vernacular architecture, based on human proportions and made with found construction materials, his photos range as far as the exorbitant planned cities of glass, steel, and concrete. Buildings rise higher and higher into the sky, more and more resources are wasted, the new unmercifully shoves aside the old. Seductively beautiful tableaux from fourteen different countries depict the kind of “progress” that triggers a sense of anxiety and trepidation. Where is all of this leading?

ISBN 9783775731928
Quantity 1
Pages 160
Author Peter Lindhorst
Format Hardback
Publisher Hatje Cantz Verlag, Stuttgart and Berlin
Related Artist Peter Bialobrzeski
Category Photography
Language English

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