El Tantawy Laura . In the Shadow of the Pyramids - signed copy

Self published in edition of 500 / Signed and numbered / Dimensions: 22.7 x 17.6 cm / 3.9 cm deep / Hard Cover Pages: 440 pages with Japanese folds including 7 smaller text pages & 18 pages as single sheets / Binding: part hand bound / Designer: SYB / Signed copy

In the Shadow of the Pyramids is a first person account exploring memory and identity. With images spanning 2005 to 2014, what began as a look in the mirror to understand the essence of Egyptian identity expanded into an exploration of the trials and tribulations of a turbulent nation. The result is dark, sentimental and passionate. Juxtaposing the innocence of the past with the obscurity of the present, the book is an experience, edited to look like a one night’s encounter. A peaceful and tranquil day suddenly turns violent and chaotic, it’s claustrophobic, until a new dawn rises and there is hope again.

Highly recommended


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