Do Disturb Encounters with Modern Day Nomads

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Desiré van den Berg

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9789089896636
Hardback
Terra/Lannoo Publishers
Territory: World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland & Scandinavia
Size: 260 mm x 210 mm
Pages: 240
Illustrations: 200 colour, 20 b&w

RRP £30.00

  • Made in collaboration with citizenM, one of the most talked about hotel chains of the moment with hotels in New York, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Paris, Glasgow and New York, and with Mendo, the hippest bookstore in Amsterdam and far beyond
  • A good mix of photos, quotes and short texts
  • None of the people in the book are 'cast'. They are 'real' and that makes the book so special

"Who are you and where do you come from? What is the purpose of your visit and what do you always take with you when travelling?" These same questions were asked to travellers in Amsterdam, London, Paris and New York. The result is a collection of open and surprising portraits of modern-day nomads. Meet a Belgian mother and her son, a pole dancing business woman, a Saudi travelling for the first time, a DJ and many, many more.

"When God wants you to grow, he makes you uncomfortable"- Stephanie (b.1988, Jakarta), in London for a Hermès business trip.
"I travel a lot because of my job, so I've become a gypsy really. I could live pretty much everywhere on this planet" - Dilyara (b.1988, Moscow), in Amsterdam to have some quality time with her boyfriend.

Desiré van den Berg works as a photographer specialising in subcultures and nightlife. She wants to experience life, holding a camera. She is at her best working under pressure, in unknown places.