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As the Mangos Roll - Donna Conlon & Jonathan Harker

As the Mangoes Roll is the first book-length publication on Donna Conlon and Jonathan Harker’s long standing collaboration as video artists. Weaving together Conlon’s background in biology and keen attention to everyday objects with Harker’s background in film and acerbic social commentary, their videos address pressing cultural, sociopolitical, and ecological issues with humor and a trenchant poetic sensibility. While their videos originate from the particular conditions of life in Panama City, Panama, they find broad applicability in the attention they draw to the connections between tropical ecologies, urban transformation, global consumption, and cycles of use and refuse.

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Sandra Eleta - The Invisible World

Sandra Eleta: The Invisible World is the first monograph by this renowned Panamanian photographer and the first publication by Casa Santa Ana, co-published with Editorial RM. The book - which includes 68 photographs from 8 photographic essays - features forewords by Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the School of the International Center for Photography, New York and acclaimed Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide, as well as an extensive essay on the life and the artist's work and its connections to Latin American photography by Panamanian art historian Mónica Kupfer and the artist's memoirs of her experiences in Portobelo.