Images from the Endgame

John Tchalenko

August 2006 | £19.99 | $34.95 | 264pp

On 11 August 1913, the Tsar’s consul in Persia, Alexander Iyas, photographed the head of the Kurdish Piran tribe in front of a group of fierce-looking warriors from Baiz-Pasha’s Mangur tribe. He was thus marking a reconciliation he […]

Cairo Stencils

Chant Avedissian

Edited by Rose Issa

January 2006 | £12.99 | $19.95 | 144pp

In his highly-coloured, irresistible stencilled images, Egyptian-Armenian artist Chant Avedissian – who refined his techniques in Western art schools and whose inspiration is fuelled by the pantheon of Egypt’s modern political/cultural Golden Age – deftly explores the boundaries […]

Journeys of a Sufi Musician

Kudsi Erguner

September 2005 | £14.99 | $24.95 | 142pp

Kudsi Erguner spent his childhood in the Sufi gathering places of Istanbul, mastering the reed flute of the Turkish Mevlevi tradition; and his adulthood roaming the world, performing with the likes of Peter Brook, Jean-Michel Jarre and Peter […]

Gypsies

Jean-Pierre Liégeois

August 2005 | £9.99 | $14.95 | 192pp

The Gypsies have always been subject to myths about their origins, customs and social organization, in large part because of widespread ignorance. In this lively and informative book, Jean-Pierre Liégeois redresses this shortcoming. Starting with an examination of […]

The Art of Madi

Hussein Madi

April 2005 | £35.00 | $59.95 | 335pp

The art of the painter, sculptor and printmaker Hussein Madi has been viewed by thousands of people around the world at such venues as the British Museum, the Venice Biennale and Tokyo’s Ueno Museum. However, it has never […]

The Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami

Alberto Elena

April 2005 | £12.99 | $24.50 | 297pp

Abbas Kiarostami’s films have taken their place alongside the masterworks of world cinema. He remains the most influential filmmaker of post-revolutionary Iran and has produced a body of work that is as rooted in his native land as […]

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