Ciudad Juarez

Ciudad Juarez

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Ciudad Juarez

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WINNERBOOK DUMMY AWARD PHOTOBOOKFESTIVAL KASSEL 2011


Ein sensibles analog-photografisches Zeitdokument einer verlorenen Stadt.

 

Gesehen aus der Sicht einer wichtigen jungen mexikanischen Fotografin, die dort aufgewachsen ist.

Die Stadt hält eine Spitzenposition in der Verbrechensstatistik. Unter allen mexikanischen Städten ist sie vom seit 2007 tobenden Drogenkrieg in Mexiko am meisten betroffen. Im Jahr 2008 wurden etwa 1.600 Menschen ermordet, 2009 waren es 2.657 und 2010 gab es 3.111 Opfer. Pro Tag werden durchschnittlich 7 Menschen ermordet.

Mayra Martell (1979) is a documentary photographer from Ciudad Juárez, México. She has worked primarily in areas of Latin America and Africa subjected to forced disappearance. Her newest project, the book „Ciudad Juárez“, about a city whose social fabric has been torn by violence. Martell has received many distinctions and awards. In 2011, at the 4th International Fotobook Festival in Kassel, Germany, she won the first prize in the Reviewer Award and second prize in the Dummy Award. Also she obtained the Honorable Mention in Lens Culture International Exposure Awards in París, France. And selected portfolio to Trasatlántica PhotoEspaña, La Paz, Bolivia edition 2011.

Alfonso Morales (essay) is the editor of the Centro de la Imagen‘s leading photography publication, Luna Cornea. He workes and lives in Mexico City.

 

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Fotograf Mayra Martell

Autor Alfonso Morales

Umfang 48 Seiten

Verarbeitung Hardcover, cellophaniert, 48 Seiten auf 250g Karton kaschiert

Format 12,5 x 20 cm

Sprache englisch

ISBN 978-3-942831-40-6

Erscheinungsdatum 01.06.2013


A contemporary poetic document of a lost city

 

Sensitive analog-photography. A contemporary document of a lost city, seen from the perspective of a major young Mexican photographer who grew up there.

Mayra Martell (1979) is a documentary photographer from Ciudad Juárez, México. She has worked primarily in areas of Latin america and africa subjected to forced disappearance. Her newest project, the book „Ciudad Juárez“,about a city whose social fabric has been torn by violence. Martell has received many distinctions and awards. In 2011, at the 4th International Fotobook Festival in Kassel, Germany, she won the first prize in the revieweraward and second prize in the dummy award. also she obtained the Honorable Mention in Lens Culture International exposure awards in París, France and selected portfolio to Trasatlántica Photoespaña, La Paz, Bolivia edition 2011.

Alfonso Morales (essay) is the editor of the Centro de la Imagen‘s leading photography publication, Luna Cornea. He workes and lives in Mexico City.

 

 

 

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Photographer Mayra Martell

Author Alfonso Morales

Size 48 pages

Processing Hardcover, cellophane cover, laminated on 250 g cardboard

Format 4.92 x 7.87 inches

Language english

ISBN 978-3-942831-40-6

Publishing Date 01.06.2013