Pampa Books are a collection of our favourite volumes with a strong focus on social documentary, nature and anthropology. Discover the artists, landscapes and themes that inspire Pampa’s aesthetic and mission. Preserved within these pages you’ll find tales of heritage, folklore and tribal culture, as well as inspiration in landscapes, voyages and life outdoors.
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Other Americas, originally published in France in 1986 and designed by Lélia Wanick Salgado, is Sebastião Salgado’s first book. Upon publication it became an award winning photobook classic, establishing Salgado’s reputation as the visionary reportage photographer of his generation. With forty-nine black-and-white photographs taken between 1977 and 1984, Salgado’s distilled survey of a continent includes images from Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico.
The images range in subject, capturing spiritual and religious practices, changing rural landscapes, and intimate domestic life. Each photograph shares a sense of sincere connection-connection between the subject and the photographer, between a population and their homeland, and between Salgado and the audience he seeks to engage. In his text, Alan Riding writes, “Salgado has sought out a lost corner of the Americas and he has made it a prism through which the entire continent can be viewed. A philosophy of life is caught in a look; an entire way of life is frozen in a moment . . .”
Photographer: Sebastião Salgado
Size: 25 x 30 cm
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Collectable craftsmanship and slow pace interiors from various pockets of the world. We recommend styling these books amongst your coffee tables, book shelves, and weaving in Pampa beautiful woven textiles to get the full look.
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