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Water 2008



Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Water 2008"

This powerful volume chronicles the unique and important mission of the Prix Pictet: to use photography to inform worldwide audiences about environmental issues. Launched in April 2008, this is the first photographic award dedicated to sustainability. It is a remarkable enterpriseaart of the highest order tackling the most important issues of our time. This yearas theme: water. Over 200 photographers from 43 countries were nominated for the first Prix Pictet. These compelling images highlight how vital water (or lack thereof) is to our food supply, to our health, to fragile ecosystems, and ultimately to our peace and security. After considerable debate, the jury short-listed 18 photographersainevitably excluding some powerful works from further consideration. This book features some of those notable images alongside work by each of the short-listed artists. The skill, imagination and artistic vision displayed by each photographer challenge us all to support change for a sustainable world.


Κατηγορία: λευκώματα
ISBN: 9783832792893
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 01/11/2008
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 128
Συντελεστές: Other: Kofi Annan
Τόπος έκδοσης: Kempen
Χώρα έκδοσης: Germany
Βάρος βιβλίου: 1470 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 26x2x33 cm
Στοιχεία έκδοσης: 2008 ed.
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations