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10 June 2014

Carabanchel Book Available Now

My first photography book, Carabanchel, is now available for purchase. The book can be ordered from me directly for $45 plus shipping (email or via Blurb online.

Photographs and text by Mark Parascandola
Released June 2014
56 pages, 28 color photographs

The book documents the defunct Carabanchel prison, its history, and the nearby community through photographs and accompanying text. I took the photographs when I visited the site in October 2008, as a fierce debate over the future of the prison grew. At the time, neither I nor the community knew that the site was to be demolished only a few weeks later. Carabanchel gives audiences a view into the famous prison’s unique architecture as it was altered by Spanish graffiti artists.

View a preview of the book below.