Oaxaca Stories in Cloth

Eric Sebastian Mindling

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Winner: 2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, Gold, Multicultural; 2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, Silver, Art & Photography 
Oaxaca Stories in Cloth includes more than 175 sensitive, intimate, full-color portraits of traditional people of the Oaxacan hinterlands who continue to wrap themselves in the clothing that expresses their ancient, living culture. Eric Mindling captures this vanishing world with artistry and respect, and just in the nick of time. This book offers a window into a vanishing culture where few people have the opportunity to go.

Size: 10" x 10" | 175 color photos & 2 maps | 280 pp
ISBN13: 9780983886082

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Eric Mindling spends half of each year in southern Mexico, where he operates a tour company, Traditions Mexico, offering culturally intimate experiences for adventurous travelers. His 2010 book, Barro y fuego, has been published in three languages. Mindling was recognized in 2015 for his photography as a finalist in the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, sponsored by the US State Department and the Aspen Institute.