mara catalan

Photographer/artist/black and white fine art printer
     
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Location: Brooklyn
Nationality: Spanish
Biography:     I’m an immigrant to New York from Spain, I’m a story teller, a photographer and a videographer, a printer and a book maker.  I’m also an avid collector of histories and a lover of archives. My grandfather and my... read on
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Book-Signing @ Photoville of my new book Williamsburg, A Place I Once Called Home. Published by Red Hook Editions
mara catalan
Sep 19, 2018


This SATURDAY 22nd at PHOTOVILLE, it's happening!!
MARA's CATALAN Book -Signing of Williamsburg @ RedHook Editions container, booth 47
Join us for wine, snacks, and book-signing of Mara Catalan's new book: "Williamsburg, A Place I Once Called Home" @ our Community Bookstore at Photoville !! After a harrowing ocean going journey on board a tramp steamer across the Atlantic, braving U-Boats, sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, the book has arrived in Brooklyn! Be the first person you know to get a signed copy!!!

Mara Catalán’s first monograph, Williamsburg, A Place I Once Called Home, is a coming-of-age story of a Spanish immigrant who moved to New York in 1990 and stayed. Living in Manhattan from day to day, with little money and no concrete plan, Mara eventually found a cheap place to live and people who cared for her in Williamsburg, an industrial neighborhood in decline, across the bridge in Brooklyn. Williamsburg, A Place I Once Called Home is Mara’s personal record of her life there between the years of 1994 and 1996. With a distinctive style, she beautifully weaves B&W urban landscapes, intimate portraits, and lyrical street scenes with stories, personal letters, and diary entries in both Spanish and English. This book is her ode to what it once was, a place she once called home.
Published by #RedHookEditionsundefined
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