City Lust: London Guangzhou Lagos Dubai Houston
City Lust is a timely dialogue between words and images about a crucial moment in our recent history: the apotheosis of globalization and its current unraveling.
In this book, Charlie Koolhaasan artist, photographer, and writertakes us to London, Guangzhou, Lagos, Dubai, and Houston, cities in which she has either lived or worked. Her personal and humorous account explores the rapid changes taking place in these culturally vastly different metropolises that are being united by the influences of global trade and the evolution of a shared global culture.
A captivating combination of photographic documentary and written testimony, City Lust portrays a global landscape that contradicts the current pessimismto reveal unexpected creativities, connections, and collective references that emerge despite huge global and economic divides.