Consignment - Book "Violet Isle" by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb
VIOLET ISLE: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba (Radius Books, November 2009)
Photographs by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb; Essay by Pico Iyer
This multi-layered portrait of "the violet isle"-a little-known name for Cuba inspired by the rich color of its soil-presents an engaging, and at times unsettling document of a vibrant and vulnerable land. It combines two separate photographic visions: Alex Webb's exploration of street life, with his attuned and complex attention to detail, and Rebecca Norris Webb's fascination with the unique, quixotic collections of animals she discovered there, from...