Athens Diary – City Diary #2
112 pages / 140 x 210 mm
Swiss Binding, 4 Colour Offset
Limited Edition of 500
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In Athens Diary – the 2nd instalment in the City Diary series – Peter Bialobrzeski turns his gaze on the Greek capital of Athens. Shot in early 2015, in the midst of the Emergency, Athens Diary documents the urban consequences of one of the biggest crises to hit Europe in recent decades.
“Around my neighbourhood in central Athens, most of the old Kafenions have made space for American-style coffee shops. It is “International Workers Day“. One has to wait till 7 am to indulge in a large Cappuccino. When I cross the road a platoon of riot police are ready to deal with what will come.” – 1st May 2015
Peter Bialobrzeski is a world-renowned photographer and the recipient of several awards including the prestigious “World Press Photo Award” in 2003 and 2010. He is also the author of over ten photobooks, including “Neon Tigers”, “Heimat”, “Lost in Transition” and “Paradise Now”.