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Enwezor, Okwui, Van Gelder, Alex

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Enwezor, Okwui, Van Gelder, Alex

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Published by Phaidon Press (2005)

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Seller Inventory # CHL2659470

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Van Gelder, Alex, Enwezor, Okwui

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # S_150500076

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Okwui Enwezor; Alex Van Gelder

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0714845132-2-4

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Enwezor, Okwui; Van Gelder, Alex

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About this Item: Phaidon Press. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 0714845132 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Seller Inventory # Z0714845132Z2

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Enwezor, Okwui; Van Gelder, Alex

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About this Item: Phaidon Press. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 0714845132 Crisp pages. Tight binding. Tears and rips on dust jacket. Appears unread. Slight shelf wear on cover. Heavy shelf wear on cover. Price sticker on the cover. Good reading copy. Seller Inventory # XQC-PZ7Y-K564

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Van Gelder, Alex, Enwezor, Okwui

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Connecting readers since 1972. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # D_00000000000010103078

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Published by Phaidon Press 2005-05-16 (2005)

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About this Item: Phaidon Press 2005-05-16, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Unused. A few dirty marks and slight shelf wear on jacket. Also a phaidon non-mint stamp on first blank page. Content is fine. Book. Seller Inventory # 129007

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Okwui Enwezor; Alex Van Gelder

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Enwezor, Okwui, Van Gelder, Alex

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Connecting readers since 1972. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # D_00000000000010103078

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Enwezor, Okwui

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About this Item: Phaidon Inc Ltd, 2005. Condition: Very Good. 0714845132 0714845132 Very Good. (Binding: Cloth, Jacket: Good) Remainder mark. Stamp from publisher on front endpaper noting that this is a nonmint copy. Dust jacket edgeworn. Seller Inventory # 2027943

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Okwui Enwezor; Alex Van Gelder

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Alex Van Gelder, Alex; Okwui Enwezor

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. Tight, clean and crisp. A hint of very light shelf/edge wear to dustjacket, otherwise an excellent First Printing of the First Edition now protected in a new Mylar cover. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. ; 11.65 X 10.16 X 0.94 inch; 136 pages. Seller Inventory # 29064

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Okwui Enwezor

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About this Item: Phaidon Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. This Book is in Good Condition; Customer Satisfaction Comes First.Delivery Time 4-12 days. 100% Money back Guaranteed!!!. book. Seller Inventory # 0714845132

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Okwui Enwezor, Alex Van Gelder

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Enwezor, Okwui

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About this Item: Phaidon Inc Ltd, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 2005. Hard Cover Cloth / Dust Jacket. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition.. 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing 2005 , Hardcover in the dust jacket , 136 page book with 80 black & white photo illustrations. Condition : NEW Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 103013-B

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Van Gelder, Alex.

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Hardcover. 136pp As new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Seller Inventory # 202464

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Life & Afterlife in Benin: Enwezor, Okwui; Van

Enwezor, Okwui; Van Gelder, Alex

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About this Item: Phaidon Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. New York: Phaidon, 2005. Hardcover. Portraits of life in Benin from the 1960's and 70's. Near Fine in like dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 161034004OFFNF16PH

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Enwezor, Okwui, Van Gelder, Alex

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Enwezor, Okwui

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About this Item: Phaidon Inc Ltd, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Author (illustrator). 1st Edition.. 1st.Edition 2005 , Black cloth hardcover in the dust jacket, 136 page book with 80 black & white illustrations . Condition ; NEW. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 093011-V

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Enwezor, Okwui

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About this Item: Phaidon Inc Ltd, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 2005. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. This is a New and Unrd copy of the firstedition and is stil in the original publisher'shrink wrap as isued and unopened NOT a remainder copy. Book. Seller Inventory # 000087

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OKWUI ENWEZOR

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About this Item: PHAIDON PRESS INC. HARDCOVER W/JACKET. Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION. Seller Inventory # IM223650

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Van Gelder, Alex

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About this Item: Phaidon, New York, 2005. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Non -paginated. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean, bright copy. Record # 609821. Seller Inventory # 609821

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Enwezor, Okwui, Van Gelder, Alex

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Van Gelder, Alex (ed.)

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About this Item: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2005. First Edition. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new and still in the publisher's protective shrink-wrap.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages; Description: 133p. ; illus. , map, ports. ; 30 cm. Subjects: Portrait photography --Benin. Bini (African people) --Pictorial works. Notes: "This book is published to coincide with the exhibition: 'Life and Death in Benin --African Photographers from the Collection of Alex Van Gelder', 4 June-21 August 2005, at the Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland." --Colophon. Includes bibliographical references (p. [15]). Summary: Photography plays a role in most of our lives - but rarely in our deaths. If you happened to live in the West African country of Benin during the 1960s and 1970s, photography was quite literally a matter of life and death. It is a commonly held belief in many non-Western cultures that a person's soul lives on, as if trapped, within the photograph. In Benin, with its rich spiritual traditions of animism (voodoo was born here and is now Benin's official religion) - whereby fetishes or objects are regarded to embody powerful spirits - the photograph came to play a fascinating role in the rituals of death. This unique collection of portrait photography, painstakingly assembled and conserved by the West African art specialist Alex van Gelder, opens a new chapter in the history of African photography. Most people's knowledge of African photography is limited to the Bamako school of Mali, whose masters Seydou Keita and Malick Sidibe were discovered at the beginning of the 1990s. But where Keita and Sidibe worked predominantly in the town, making images of a young urban population keen to establish the modernity of their lives, here in Benin, the photographers were very often ambulant, travelling by bicycle to far flung places to find their clients, and sometimes developing their exquisitely crafted photographs in makeshift darkrooms constructed in the bush. Marked by dark dramas and deep mysticisms, their portraits record a people caught between a pre-colonial past and a post-colonial future. For many of the people in the photographs it would be their first and last encounter with a photographer. Amongst the weddings and communions, the courting couples and proud parents, lie startling images of revenants and juju men; voodoo priests and priestesses; thieves and assassins; prostitutes and pimps - and most uniquely, an extraordinary sequence of 'apres-mort' or death bed portraits. 133 pp. Seller Inventory # 173872

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Enwezor, Okwui; Edited by Alex Van Gelder

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About this Item: Phaidon, 2005. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Hardcover 1st Ed in dust jacket BRAND NEW, remainder mark & small 'non-mint' to endpaper, book & jacket crisp bright & as new; folio; 136pp fully illus Extra postage REQUIRED for priority or overseas delivery of this large heavy book. Seller Inventory # 4850

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Van Gelder. Alex, editor.

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About this Item: New York & London: Phaidon Press, (2005) dj, 2005. Hardcover first edition - First printing. Edited and with a Preface by Alex Van Gelder. Introduction by Thomas Seelig. Essay on "Life and afterlife in Benin" by Okwui Enwezor. Black and white photographs by nine Benin photographers - Benoit Adjovi, Jean Agbetagbo, Joseph Moise Agbodjelou, Bouraima Akodji, Lˇon Ayekoni, Christophe Mahoukpe, Sˇbastien Mehinto and others - most from the 1960s and 1970s. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland. Large format. 132 pp plus final photograph and biographies. . Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). Seller Inventory # 61509

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About this Item: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2005. First Edition. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new and still in the publisher's protective shrink-wrap.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages; Description: 133p. ; illus. , map, ports. ; 30 cm. Subjects: Portrait photography --Benin. Bini (African people) --Pictorial works. Notes: "This book is published to coincide with the exhibition: 'Life and Death in Benin --African Photographers from the Collection of Alex Van Gelder', 4 June-21 August 2005, at the Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland." --Colophon. Includes bibliographical references (p. [15]). Summary: Photography plays a role in most of our lives - but rarely in our deaths. If you happened to live in the West African country of Benin during the 1960s and 1970s, photography was quite literally a matter of life and death. It is a commonly held belief in many non-Western cultures that a person's soul lives on, as if trapped, within the photograph. In Benin, with its rich spiritual traditions of animism (voodoo was born here and is now Benin's official religion) - whereby fetishes or objects are regarded to embody powerful spirits - the photograph came to play a fascinating role in the rituals of death. This unique collection of portrait photography, painstakingly assembled and conserved by the West African art specialist Alex van Gelder, opens a new chapter in the history of African photography. Most people's knowledge of African photography is limited to the Bamako school of Mali, whose masters Seydou Keita and Malick Sidibe were discovered at the beginning of the 1990s. But where Keita and Sidibe worked predominantly in the town, making images of a young urban population keen to establish the modernity of their lives, here in Benin, the photographers were very often ambulant, travelling by bicycle to far flung places to find their clients, and sometimes developing their exquisitely crafted photographs in makeshift darkrooms constructed in the bush. Marked by dark dramas and deep mysticisms, their portraits record a people caught between a pre-colonial past and a post-colonial future. For many of the people in the photographs it would be their first and last encounter with a photographer. Amongst the weddings and communions, the courting couples and proud parents, lie startling images of revenants and juju men; voodoo priests and priestesses; thieves and assassins; prostitutes and pimps - and most uniquely, an extraordinary sequence of 'apres-mort' or death bed portraits. Hardback Kg. 133 pp. Seller Inventory # 173872

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Van Gelder (Ed), Alex

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About this Item: Phaidon, NY/London, 2005. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. A collection of black and white portraits by West African photographers. 136 pages. Record # 75503. Seller Inventory # 75503

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