Forewords by Niko Karasek & JR
224 pp., Hardcover
c. 160 color photographs
Texts in English, German and French
|Format:||10 1/3 x 12 3/4 in.|
A spectacular view of an unknown land
Impressive large-scale cultural events as well as depictions of quiet everyday scenes
The photojournalist Julia Leeb manages to depict a wide range of various aspects of North Korean life
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North Korea certainly wouldn’t come first on a general list of dream destinations. Nevertheless, the country exudes an eerie fascination. It’s a mystery, an anonymous country isolated from the rest of the world. With two friends, German photojournalist Julia Leeb made a journey to better understand the country and its people. The result is a spectacular illustrated volume that offers a riveting look at its architecture, culture, and society. Readers get to immerse themselves in an unknown world. We witness celebrations for the 100th birthday of the country’s founder, Kim Il Sung, and follow thousands of North Koreans as they participate in an Arirang (Korean folk song) synchronized dance spectacle. But even the “quieter” impressions evoke emotion in the viewer: an excited bride, a mother with child—everyday scenes that are somehow quite different. These multi-layered images linger in the memory long afterwards, even when you have already put the book aside.
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