Stalking ParisJarret SchecterPrice: £24.99
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'If Paris were a person, her face would be that of an older woman with conflicting lines etched upon it of hope and despair'. In these photographs, Jarret Schecter attempts to understand the future by glancing at the past. He stalks time, depicting the fragile beauty Paris has left behind.
Until recent years, Paris was the vanguard city of the world. Today the hybrid of Paris/Modernity is fading, with competition from cities of the east like Dubai and Shanghai, architectural grandeur and innovation is outplayed in scale and ambition. Progress, melancholy and the past are most visibly profound in Paris, yet also a profound elegance and understanding of the history of its streets.

Schecter examines the city's changing, diverse population and its architecture, both young and old, the book functioning as a dialogue between past and present.

He photographs people and places that have undergone massive change, or places that are still the same after decades; as such feeling he was really 'stalking' Paris, discovering the grandeur, however faded, and mystery of the city that outlives its younger counterparts.
ISBN: 978-1-904563-92-1
Publication Year: 2009
Binding: Hardback, clothbound
Pages: 84
Format: 330 x 228
Illustrations: 32
Retail Price: UK £24.99 \ US $39.99 \ EURO €29.99 \ CAN $61.95 \ AUS $
Designer: Francesca Sorrenti
List: Photography
In 1990 Jarret Schecter purchased a Pentax camera. Since then he has traveled the world. Committed to socio-political issues, Schecter believes that photography can bring awareness to social injustices the world faces today. Schecter, born in 1963, lives in New York City.
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