Renowned English photographer Jimmy Nelson will launch his new book Before They Pass Away. Nelson will be present for a book signing at MENDO photography bookshop in Amsterdam on October 5. The book containts an embarked journey by the photographer which started in 2009, where he planned visit 31 secluded and visually unique tribes. He explored each tribe's rituals and traditions, and how the rest of the world threatened to change their lifestyles. The result is a photographic and ethnographic document that would stand the test of time, Before They Pass Away. The book, published by teNeues, will be available as a standard edition as well as a unique collector's item edtion. MENDO will also be exhibiting selected photographs of Jimmy Nelson.
The book signing will be from 12pm-2pm on October 5.
For more information: www.mendo.nl
The project website: www.beforethey.com