This reprinting takes the form of a boxed set comprising a text by Agnès Sire, Director of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson and friend of Sergio Larrain, and a facsimile of the original 1963 edition of the latter’s first book. It’s a small hand-sewn book of forty-four pages containing a series of seventeen black and white images, mainly of the streets of Valparaiso and Santiago. Little girls descending a staircase, two anonymous people crossing the street. “I want my photography to be an immediate experience not something to be chewed over”, Serio Larrain said. “Photography, like any art, must be sought...
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