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Book - Hot Light / Half-Made Worlds
Alex Webb
Here, in Alex Webb's gripping photographs, are the world's tropics in all their vivid beauty, desperation, exuberance, and incipient violence. For more than ten years, while working on special assignments as a photojournalist, Webb also turned his camera to a deeper, more contemplative purpose. Though the photographs travel from Mexico through the Caribbean Islands, Africa, and Asia, they are unified by Webb's concern for the sense of mystery as well as the ironies and tensions which these regions all share. The tropics we see in "Hot Light/Half Made Worlds" are the tropics which such politically...

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GRENADA. Gouyave. Bar. 1979.
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Port-au-Prince. 1979. Musicians await cruise ship.
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MEXICO. Boquillas (Border). 1979. Jumping.
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HAITI. Les Cayes. 1980.
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TOBAGO. Scarborough. 1983.
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GRENADA. 1979. Cafe.
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Puerto Plata. 1980.
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1982. Doorway.
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Cap Haitian. 1979.
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Puerto Plata. 1980.
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MEXICO. Ocotlan. 1982.
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EGYPT. Cairo, 1980. Camel market.
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BARBADOS. Outside Bridgetown. 1983.
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BARBADOS. Bridgetown. 1983.
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MEXICO. Ajijic. 1983.
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EGYPT. Cairo, 1980. City of the Dead.
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MEXICO. Cuernavaca. 1982.
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MEXICO. Oaxaca. 1982.
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Port-au-Prince. 1979.
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1983.
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INDIA. Sravanabelagola. 1981. Festival participants on street....
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MEXICO. 1983. ©Alex Webb/Magnum Photos
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Santo Domingo. 1980.
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Port-au-Prince. 1979. Carnival celebrant.
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Santo Domingo. 1980.
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Port-au-Prince. 1979. Bus stop advertisements.
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Port-au-Prince. 1979.
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USA. Texas. El Paso, (Border). 1979. Hanging out near the border...
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Santo Domingo. 1980. Independence Day.
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1982.
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1982.
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1981.
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1980. Treichville.
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1982. Tehuantepec dancers.
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Cap Haitian. 1979. Bar scene.
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Valladolid. 1983.
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MEXICO. Valladolid. 1983. Street scene.
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MEXICO. Oaxaca. 1982. Street scene.
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MEXICO. Oaxaca. 1982.
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Merida. 1983. Circus lion.
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Merida. 1983. ©Alex Webb/Magnum Photos
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ST. LUCIA. Castries. 1983.
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Kinshasha. 1982.
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Merida. 1983. Drunk, New Year's Day.
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Outside Kampala. 1980. Guard at sugar plantation.
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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Santo Domingo. 1980. Independence Day.
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UGANDA. Kampala. 1980.
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