• jordiruizc@gmail.com | +44 (0) 79 8064 5742

  •  

    Los Menonos



    "Comprising of images taken between 2010 and 2011 in the Mennonite colonies of Santa Cruz, in Eastern Bolivia, Los Menonos is a portrait of a community of self-styled, self-willed outsiders that have voyaged out into the wilderness of a foreign land to escape that which may yet prove to be inescapable: the inexorable encroachment of global capitalism and its implicit disdain for those that do not partake of its market-driven values. Ruiz Cirera’s sometimes stark, sometimes luminous, images convey all the stillness and austerity of the Bolivian Mennonites who – in a perhaps surprising act of faith - put their trust in him. He has, I think, repaid that trust and, out of such stark simplicity, created a rich and evocative portrait of a self-contained people and their singular way of life." 
    Sean O'Hagan, 2014

    BOOK SPECS

    First edition of 750 copies
    104 pages, 57 colour plates
    Text by Sean O'Hagan and Jordi Ruiz Cirera
    29,3 cm x 21.0 cm
    Hot foil embossed clothbound hardcover with tip-on print
    Offset printing at Optimal Media
    Éditions du LIC 2014
    ISBN 978-82-93341-07-9

    Available to pre-order here.