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BOUROUISSA, Mohamed (Algeri, 1978)Périphérique

Marsiglia/Londra,  Loose Joints 2021 - Prima edizione (First Edition)

120 photos by Mohamed Bourouissa. Texts in English and French by Taous R. Dahmani and Clément Chéroux

4to (34x23 cm),  pp. 172 Brossura (wrappers)  Perfetto (Mint)

Winner of PhotoBook of the Year, Paris Photo–Aperture PhotoBook Awards 2022.

 was completed from 2005-2008, in the context of unprecedented riots and violence in the French banlieues against social inequality. This landmark publication of the Périphérique series in 2021 will look back on the work's original context in light of still-prescient social, economic and political issues, through the eyes of two newly-commissioned texts by Taous R. Dahmani and Clément Chéroux. This first publication of the series in full mines Bourouissa's archives, with more than sixty pages of unseen preparatory photographs that reveal how the artist's meticulous process of observation, preparation and collaboration with his subjects shaped this unique and bold body of work.