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Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'
  • Book 'The house, the city and the people'

Book 'The house, the city and the people'

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In The house, the city and the people, Jean-Nicolas Orhon trades his camera for a pen to give us, in the form of a travel diary and retrospective filming, his experience and his reflections as a documentary filmmaker, citizen, man. At the same time, researcher Nicolas Reeves, who accompanied Jean-Nicolas Orhon on several of his trips, gives us a striking reflection, peppered with anecdotes, on the solutions found by residents to succeed in living together in a space limited in resources. limited.

Through more than 150 color photographs taken during the travels, the reader enters into the daily lives of the inhabitants of eleven slums around the world.

The House, the City and the People goes against the grain of the miserabilism usually surrounding this highly publicized, but often stereotypical, subject. This work deals with the resilience of individuals and the capacity of communities to adapt to a hostile world. Despite a context of extreme poverty, the inhabitants of the slums ensure the transmission and continuity of their culture, the DNA of their society and their identity, contrary to the image of inhuman chaos with which they are often portrayed. place of life.

- By Jean-Nicolas Orhon and Nicolas Reeves
- 294 pages
- Dimensions: 16.6cm x 23cm
- Published in 2014
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