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Galerna

For over ten years, Basque photographer Jon Cazenave has undertaken a long-term project questioning his identity, entitled Galerna (storm in Basque). Devoting himself to his close surroundings: the sea, the mountains, the woodlands, and its prehistorical caves, Jon Cazenave renders the experience of his native land with all its geological diversity and spirituality. The photographs, mostly in B&W, with deep contrasts, immerse the viewer in a multisensorial experience filled with symbolism.

Galerna is an initiatory journey where the power of nature acquires a universal dimension, questioning the concepts of transmission and cultural legacy. An essay by author Kirmen Uribe examines the Basque linguistic founding principles as well as their resonances in Cazenave’s work. A text by curator Fannie Escoulen offers an enlightening grasp into the photographer’s quest. 

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For orders on our website, books will be shipped as of November 12, 2020

Softcover with Otabind binding

21 x 28 cm, 256 pages

144 colour and B&W photographs

Bilingual: English-French

Texts: Kirmen Uribe, Fannie Escoulen

 

Copublished with Dalpine 

(Spanish-Basque version)

ISBN : 978-2-36511-278-9

42,00 €

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