DESIREE VAN HOEK - SKID ROW
isbn 9789082414905   DESIREE VAN HOEK
Idea Code 15555      $52.50

Skid Row Los Angeles is home to some 15,000 (former) homeless people. Dutch photographer Désirée van Hoek documented the neighbourhood between 2007 and 2015. Being a former fashion photographer, her focus is on people’s dwellings, possessions, and clothes. The result is a unique portrait of a neighbourhood that is changing rapidly. Simultaneously, it’s a universal story about the way people survive under the most difficult circumstances. The book includes an introduction by Gale Holland, Skid Row reporter of the ‘Los Angeles Times’.

104 p, ills colour, 28 x 36 cm, pb, English



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