Model: Peter Schulthess, 2023

The Publications 2024

Expected release date: October 2024

A 3-volume publication | 2 photo­books softcover with flaps | 1 brochure with photo­graphs and texts in Portuguese and English | about 364 pages total | 244 x 297 mm | sold only as a set

We are working on a publication of the portuguese prison photo project with hundreds of photographs from Luis Barbosa and Peter Schulthess. A separate volume, written by Daniel Fink and Gilda Santos, will describe the project, the exhibitions, the prisons and the photographs.

Release date planned for October 2024. Price and publisher will be communicated later.

A pre-sale (subscription) starts soon.

Content volume 1: Black and white photographs from Luis Barbosa, taken 2016–2023 in the prisons (Estabelecimento Prisional) de Beja, da Guarda, de Évora, Faro, Leiria (Jovens), Odemira, Silves, Viseu.

Content volume 2: Color photographs from Peter Schulthess, taken 2016–2022 in the prisons (Estabelecimento Prisional) EP da Carregueira, de Izeda, Lisboa, Pinheiro de Cruz, Ponta Delgada (Açores), Porto, Santa Cruz do Bispo (feminino).

Content volume 3: Preface, concept and history of the project, conferences. Exhibitions at the Centro Português de Fotografia in Porto 2017, at the Museo do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade in Lisbon 2019, at the National Archives Torre do Tombo 2021, and at the Museu de Portimão in 2024. Description of the prisons and legends of the photographs in volumes 1 and 2.

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