Fazal Sheikh - A Sense of Common Ground
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- New, first edition
- Original cloth in dust wrapper, 96 pp, 130 duotone illustrations
- Scalo, New York, 1996.
Fazal Sheikh was raised in both Kenya and the United States--a dual heritage that has enabled him to witness the scores of refugees who have flooded into Kenya from Sudan, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Distinguished from most Western reporters, whose coverage of a situation would last only a few days, Sheikh spends weeks in each location he shoots, producing photographs which are a refreshing antidote to the clichés of photojournalism.
This book is an excellently reproduced, beautifully presented volume of Sheikh's extraordinary work, featuring numerous fold-outs.