"A strange and striking book...[It] succeeds in overturning the official version and offering us an intentionally subversive story." -- Geneva Tribune
"Beware, you are in front of an exceptional book." -- Edelweiss
"Nicolas Righetti casts a very personal and kitschy eye over North Korea." -- Le Matins
About the Author
Nicolas Righetti was born in Geneva, Switzerland, where he studied at the Insitut d'Etudes Sociales, Geneva and the Ecole Superieure d'Audiovisuel, Toulouse. Righetti has traveled, photographed, and filmed extensively throughout Asian, working as a still photographer on the set of various feature films in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Paris. His photographs have appeared in numerous publications worldwide. A traveling exhibition of these photographs will open in New York in October 2003, and travel thereafter.