Life in Exile

Capturing the Nomadic Existence in Black and White

Widely Recognised as a master of photography, Josef Koudelka’s Exiles, has been described as unsentimental, stark, brooding and intensely human by Hungarian Photographer, Cornell Capa.

The book’s photographs were mostly taken during Koudelka’s many years of wandering through Europe and Great Britain since leaving his native Czechoslovakia in 1968.

The images evoke feelings of alienation, disconnection and love, whilst echoing the themes of migration and transience, along with other compelling themes of the twentieth century. This revised and extended version of the book includes 11 new images as well as a new commentary with Robert Delpire.
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Josef Koudelka: Exiles Revised and Expanded Edition is published by Thames & Hudson on the 15 September 2014.