Facing Africa (Hardback)

by Kenny John

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Facing Africa is an intimate visual document of Sub-Saharan Africa's most untouched indigenous cultures. British photographer John Kenny has spent seven years visiting thousands of traditional communities: this book distills the journey into 45 powerful and illuminating portraits that represent his tireless curiosity for Africa, its people and for the human condition.This fascinating study of the human condition covers a vast area of East, West and Southern Africa. The photographs selected for this book record remarkable encounters, the result of privileged access to indigenous groups. Kenny's portraits are renowned for their beautiful use of natural light and exacting detail. This beautiful large-format book provides the perfect presentation of his artwork: all forms of visual expression in traditional African life, including body art, jewellery, hairstyles and clothing, are presented in unparalleled clarity

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