Hardcover with jacket 10 x 10 inches 132 pages 110 4-color images ISBN 1-884167-12-8 $45.00 USD

Photographs by Chris Steele-Perkins

Chris Steele-Perkins is an award-winning photographer based in London and Tokyo, and a member of the famed cooperative Magnum Photos, founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa. Born British in 1947 in occupied Burma, he moved from Rangoon to London in 1949 and graduated with honors from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1970. He started working as a freelance photographer immediately, and his first book,The Teds, was published in 1979 by Travelling Light. The same year Steele-Perkins became a member of Magnum. He subsequently published a range of publications, including About 70 Photographs (Art Council of Great Britain, 1980), La Grèce au Présent (Pompidou Center, 1981), Survival Programmes: In Britain’s Inner Cities (with Nicholas Battye and Paul Trevor (Open University Press, 1982), Beirut: Frontline Story (1983), The Pleasure Principle (Cornerhouse, 1989), St. Thomas Hospital (1992), and Afghanistan, Marval/Umbrage, 2000). His reportages have received the highest awards in photojournalism, including the Tom Hopkinson Prize for British Photojournalism (1988), the Oscar Barnack Prize (1988) from the World Press Association, the Robert Capa Gold Medal (1989) from ICP, the Cooperative Society and One World Awards for the film Dying for Publicity in 1994, and a 2000 World Press Award.