Thursday, January 26, 2012

Gabor Gasztonyi's Downtown Eastside Photographs "A Room in the City"
Foreword by Dr. Gabor Maté

cover of A Room in the City
A Room in the City
By Gabor Gasztonyi
 A Room in the City presents Gasztonyi’s five-year project of photographing the residents of the Cobalt, Balmoral, Regent, and Sunrise Hotels in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the poorest postal code in the country. They are represented in private moments, with respect and dignity—in their rooms and on the streets—as they wish to be seen. Gasztonyi’s style continues in the great documentation tradition of Anders Petersen and Josef Koudelka, the photographer of the Roma.

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