ISBN-10:
8475067190
ISBN-13:
9788475067193
Pub. Date:
03/01/2006
Publisher:
Turner/MACBA
Francis Alys: The Historic Center of Mexico City

Francis Alys: The Historic Center of Mexico City

by Francis Alys, Carlos Monsivais

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Overview

This visual travelogue of one of the biggest cities of the twenty-first century takes readers through the architecture and neighborhoods at its heart. Francis Als, a Belgian artist with a studio in Mexico City's title historic center, loves to wander, and to record what he sees in photography, videos, slides, drawings and paintings. Walking Distance from the Studio is, in his own words, "everything that I saw, heard, did or undid, understood or misunderstood, within a perimeter of ten blocks around my studio in the centro historico." Through all of this, Als remains an outsider and foreigner—his detachment lets him see and relay everyday things in new, poetic and often surprising ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788475067193
Publisher: Turner/MACBA
Publication date: 03/01/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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