Photo Books

Álvaro Laiz Tells the Story of a Siberian Tiger Hunt

March 9, 2018

By Conor Risch

© Álvaro Laiz

An image of an Udege hunter with a deer skull references Udege lore. Álvaro Laiz interviewed subjects and recorded stories and legends, which he turned into text for his book.

Photographers who pursue stories about historic events face a difficult task. Without action to photograph, they must search for evidence that something happened, find traces of the past in the here and now, and piece together a narrative through images more symbolic than literal. In creating his new book, The Hunt, Spanish photographer Álvaro Laiz took on the challenge of...

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