Far East, Far West

Limited edition

CONTENT Limited edition: book and unpublished photography
DATE 2009
FORMAT 32 x 28.5 x 4 cm
LANGUAGE French, English
PRICE $500.00

A special edition of the book Far East, Far West by Benoit Aquin, comprising a previously unpublished photograph, Hongsibao n°3, an inkjet print on Hahnemühle bamboo paper, as well as a cloth-bound edition of the book. The 42 copies of the edition are numbered 1 to 35, as well as 7 privately printed copies, numbered HC 1 to HC 7, all signed by the artist and housed in a casing designed by Jacques Fournier.


Benoit Aquin is known for his photographic essays on major humanitarian and ecological causes. A long-time contributor to world newspapers, he is now working as an independent photographer. His work is featured in permanent collections of several Canadian museums. In 2008, Kofi Annan presented him with the prestigious Pictet Award, the first photography award dedicated to sustainable development, with an accompanying grant of $100,000.