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Author: Juan Brenner
Size: 24 x 28 cm
Language: Bilingual (ENG-ESP)
Publication year: 2019
This book is a series in which photographer Juan Brenner ca- rries out an in-depth visual study of current Guatemalan so- ciety from the perspective of miscegenation and the incalcula- ble consequences of the Spanish conquest. Establishing Pedro de Alvarado as a central figure not only in the conquest of Guatemala, which in fact he was, but rather as a key figure in the formation of a complex, segregated and deeply troubled society.
“Tonatiuh” is Juan Brenner’s first book after a photogra- ph career of more than 20 years. First as a fashion photo- grapher in NYC and later as a photo journalist in his nati- ve Guatemala.
The book approaches us to topics of social impact in Central America, like violence, gender issues and migra- tion providing a panorama of modern-day Guatemala.
Juan Brenner visited more than 50 towns across Guate- mala, following Pedro de Alvarado’s steps to take the photos.At the end of the photobook there is a map indicating the places he went and an explanation worth rea- $45.00 ding of the images giving a powerful vision of this work.