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Undercity : the other Cape Town

Author: David Lurie; Nadine Barth
Publisher: Berlin : Hatje Cantz, [2017].
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Since the end of the apartheid era, Cape Town, South Africa?s metropolis par excellence, has become a major tourist destination, offering sunny backdrops for commercials and homes for the moneyed classes. Obscene levels of unemployment and the daily struggle for survival among the impoverished are rarely visible behind this veneer. The South African photographer David Lurie unmasks the ?other? Cape Town, in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lurie; Nadine Barth
ISBN: 9783775743273 3775743278
OCLC Number: 1017083128
Description: 142 pages : numerous color photos ; 24 x 35 cm.
Responsibility: David Lurie; editor: Nadine Barth.

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David Lurie captures the melancholy of Cape Town vulnerability that exists beyond its glossy international fa ade--Lisa Davidson "We Heart "

 
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