There is Nothing Beautiful Around Here

Title: There is Nothing Beautiful Around Here

Photographer/s: Paccarik Orue

Date of publication: June, 2011

Place of publication: San Francisco, California

Dimensions: 7×8″

Edition size: 12

Type of binding: Soft cover, 3-point stitch

Number of pages: 36

Type of paper: 100# Book, Silk

Number of pictures: 19

Type of printing: Digital Color Press

Printer: Owl & Tiger Books

Publisher: Owl & Tiger Books

Designer: David Bornfriend

Editor: Patrick Aguilar

Language: English

Category: Artist book

Price: $20

Summary: During one of my visits to Richmond, California a woman stopped to ask why I was taking pictures in her neighborhood. I answered that it was beautiful. She responded “there is nothing beautiful around here.”

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: 5/21/1976 Lima, Peru


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Donated by: Paccarik Orue, Owl & Tiger Books

iPL Notes: Received at Review Santa Fe 2011.

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