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Photo Book: Abbas 100 Photos for Press Freedom

Launched this week and available for preorder is ‘Abbas: 100 Photos for Press Freedom’.

This title is part of a collection of albums published by Reporters Without Borders which pays tribute to the greatest photographers of the 20th century.
The portfolio of a hundred pages, divided into four chapters illustrating each facet of Abbas’s career (Chaos, Iran, Gods, Vision) opens with a foreword by Pierre Haski, President of Reporters Without Borders. It is illustrated by other previously unpublished texts:
• The “suspended moment” written by Abbas himself;
• A memorable meet-up with the colonel of the apartheid regime whom he immortalized in his image, by Abbas’ son Hamish Crooks.
• A fraternal homage by Magnum photographer Ian Berry;
• The vibrant testimonial to Iran by Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi,
• A Tribute by photographer and Abbas’ wife Melisa Teo.
• 100% of sale proceeds will go toward supporting press freedom.

Language: French
Price: 12,50 euros
Preorder here.

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