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Blue Mud Swamp
Filipe Casaca
Text: Mingyu Wu
Design: Ana Fatia
Filipe Casaca
Gallery Pente 10/Fotografia contemporânea
31,4x23,7cm
56p. + Booklet 8p.
300 signed copies
2012
(October)
Lisbon, Portugal
n.a. ; 978-989-97149-1-5
Velvetbound Hardcover with a Tipped-in Photo and Letterpress
'Come and see'
And I looked, and behold the pale horse,
and he that sat on him was dead.

The shoreline, hot and humid, is a postcard that attracts and invites Men to settle where the land meets the Yellow Sea. However, the reality is dissonant. Although surrounded by natural beauty, beaches and entertainment facilities, the city and its urban spaces transmits, as a whole, a feeling of artificiality. In some cases the abundance created a certain degradation and abandonment. With a splendor that takes us back to a recent past, a certain melancholy is present, as happens with all that was new, colorful and perfect but perished with time. Dalian, China.
(Text provided by Filipe Casaca to Tipo.PT)
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMoPA); Kiyosato, Japan

Booklet Press; Tokyo, Japan

Indie Photobook Library; Washington, USA

The Library Project - Photo Ireland; Dublin, Ireland

Photobook Show; Brighton, UK

The Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive; Melbourne, Australia

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Library; Lisbon, Portugal
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