A Wah Do Dem

Boogie

Takes the viewer into the noisy and cryptic underbelly of Kingston, Jamaica.

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Specifications

  • ISBN: 978-88-98565-13-9
  • Dimensions: 24.5 x 34 x 3 cm
  • Author: Boogie
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 128
  • Date of publication: 2015
  • Language: ENGLISH

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About the book

“His work is visceral and sharp. Raw human emotion.” –LitRiot. His images feature “total immersion” and “instinct” and “are driven by empathy and honesty at all times.” –Wider. “There’s passion in Boogie’s work, and a single journey through ‘A Wah Do Dem’ proves it to the reader.”-Street Hunters.
Discover the book that has fascinated photography critics from all over the world. Boogie’s Ah Wah Do Dem takes the viewer into the noisy and cryptic underbelly of Kingston, Jamaica.
With one of the highest homicide rates in the world, the city is frequently deemed too dangerous to be seen by outsiders. Yet, the Belgradian...
“His work is visceral and sharp. Raw human emotion.” –LitRiot. His images feature “total immersion” and “instinct” and “are driven by empathy and honesty at all times.” –Wider. “There’s passion in Boogie’s work, and a single journey through ‘A Wah Do Dem’ proves it to the reader.”-Street Hunters.
Discover the book that has fascinated photography critics from all over the world. Boogie’s Ah Wah Do Dem takes the viewer into the noisy and cryptic underbelly of Kingston, Jamaica.
With one of the highest homicide rates in the world, the city is frequently deemed too dangerous to be seen by outsiders. Yet, the Belgradian photographer thrives in this environment and his photos show this by capturing a never before seen insight into Jamaican society.
One tension-filled image displays an armed soldier, a concrete barrier and two powerful messages sown into the street through graffiti: “VOTE” and “GOD BLESS SHEEP.” Andrew Sweigart from Street Hunters praises such images, writing that they “illustrate his commitment to capturing the Kingston he came to know as honestly as a photographer could. That strength felt through the photographs is very, very impressive.”
Boogie’s sixth monograph is his first shot in colour. “It would be really tragic for me to shoot Jamaica in black and white,” he told Vice, “it was the perfect place to explore a project in colour.” Yet Boogie shows no signs of being new to this style of photography as his vivid images masterfully capture the vibrant colours of Kingston.  

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About the author

Boogie is the alias of Vladimir Milivojevich, a street photographer born in Serbia in 1969 and now  based in Brooklyn, New York. He is widely considered one of the most influential photographers of street culture in the new millennium for his striking documentary and portrait photographs of people on the margins of society. His work has been...Boogie is the alias of Vladimir Milivojevich, a street photographer born in Serbia in 1969 and now  based in Brooklyn, New York. He is widely considered one of the most influential photographers of street culture in the new millennium for his striking documentary and portrait photographs of people on the margins of society. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Time magazine, The Huffington Post, Huck magazine and HBO (for the show How To Make It In America). Boogie is a Street Photographer that is raw and has no fear of delving deep into intimate, confidential circles and taking photos that normally nobody would shoot. He photographs the things we all know happen in the world but nobody really wants to see. His shots include situations where people do hard drugs, babies are neglected, gangs are conspiring, guns are shown off, all kinds of images that could be considered by some as disturbing and by others as the harsh reality that has to be documented.

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Specifications

  • ISBN: 978-88-98565-13-9
  • Dimensions: 24.5 x 34 x 3 cm
  • Author: Boogie
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 128
  • Date of publication: 2015
  • Language: ENGLISH

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