Going East. Photographs and text by Max Pam. Introduction by Tim Winton. Marval, 1992. 180 pp. Small folio. First edition. Clothbound in photo-illustrated dust jacket. 205 duotone reproductions. Text in French and English.
An amazing collection of images from one man's travels in Eastern cultures: from roads in the Persian Gulf to the temples of New Delhi, from the mountain life of the Himalayas to the streets of India, from the sex bars of Manila and Bangkok to the monsoon life of Brunei, Sumatra and Singapore, and finally to the quiet determination of Eastern China and Southern Japan.
"By foregrounding his own position as a 'tourist', Pam's book takes a post-modern approach...[he is making] sly knowing photographs and compiling a photobook that comments astutely on the complex and problematical relationship between East and West."--Parr and Badger