About the Book
Timor Runguranga is part of the Martin Parr photobook collection at TATE Modern. It has been selected in major international photography events including: Singapore International Photography Festival (2018), Istanbul Photobook Festival (2018), Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (2017), Indian Photography Festival (2017), Auckland Festival of Photography (2017), Athens Photo Festival - part of documenta 14 (2017), FELIFA in Buenos Aires (2016), Lisbon Photobook Fair (2016), Encontros da Imagem Braga - Portugal (2016). It has been acquired by some of the best libraries collections in the world, including: Hamburg University, National Library Board in Singapore; Berkeley University, University of Washington, University of Colorado Springs, University of British Columbia, Princetown University, Cornell University and the Library of Congress in the US; The National Library of Australia, Victoria State Library, State Library of Western Australia, Charles Darwin University and La Trobe University in Australia.
An unconventional gem of a photobook, and a must-have for anyone interested in documentary studies, contemporary photography, visual anthropology and … Timor-Leste.
David Palazón (born 1972, Barcelona) is a Spanish multi-talented visual artist and documentarist working in the fields of design, film, photography, conceptual art and visual anthropology. David’s curious nature and unique sense of humour, are the two factors which determine the constant exploration of the human condition in his artworks. His most prominent recent work is the Timor Runguranga photobook, a compelling visual account created over a period of 8 years, in and about the young nation of Timor-Leste. For further information and artworks, please visit his website.