GÜLISTAN by Lukas Birk and Natasha Christia. First edition first impression in new condition. No markings, this is a new book. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
GÜLISTAN brings us the story of Kenan & Filiz, two residents of Istanbul celebrating their lives through the cities finest establishments in the 1960s and 70s. These establishments offered foto servisi and presented the images to their cliental in fashionable envelopes. GÜLISTAN offers a subtle resistance to the currently conservative forces in Turkey, illustrating a time of Westwards thinking in the capital. As well as a unique insight into the bustling world of yesterdays Istanbul and a very peculiar photographic culture very much part of every families archive.
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