1978 Latin American Photography REVOLUTIONARY Exhibition Catalogue SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION 1750 Copies HECHO EN LATINOAMERICA Made In Latino America
A groundbreaking 1978 exhibition catalogue from a seminal exhibit that gave rise to the concept of 'Latin American Photography' and is fundamental for preserving Latin American iconographic memory. A foundational exhibition which brought together photographers, photojournalists, and art photographers from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela for the first time. The exhibition significantly raised regional and global awareness and was the first to promote contemporary Latinx photography worldwide.
HECHO EN LATINOAMERICA First Edition Limited to 1750 Copies, SIGNED by the AUTHOR.
Hecho En LatinoAmerica : Primera Muestra De La Fotografía Latinoamericana Contemporanea, Museo De Arte Moderno, Primer Coloquio Latinoamericano De Fotografía, Cénselo Mexicano De Fotografía, A.C., Ciudad de México, Mayo de 1978. Scarce Limited First Edition SIGNED on the half title page in black ink by noted Photographer PEDRO MEYER (Mexican, b. 1935 Spain), founder and president of the Consejo Mexicano de Fotografía (Mexican Council of Photography) and organizer of the first three Latin American Photography Colloquiums. Published on the occasion of the First Exhibition of Contemporary Latin American Photography, held at the National Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, May 1978. Published by Consejo Mexicano de Fotografía, Mexico City, 1978. First edition, limited to 1750 copies, so stated. Text in Spanish with introductory text in Spanish and English. Illustrated softcover with French folds, 10.5" x 8.5", approximately 350 pages, including 190 pages of photographs from the exhibition, mostly black & white, some in color. Includes text by cultural critic Raquel Tibol, and letters from many of the colloquia participants. Errata sheet laid in. GOOD Condition: covers are somewhat shelf worn and toned, the spine is creased and scraped, overall the covers are bright and legible, internally, light signs of wear from age and use, otherwise tight, bright, clean and unmarked. Scarce only 1 copy in OCLC collections worldwide.