San Francisco in the 21st Century, Tisa Walden’s volume of photographs documents and explores the nuances of the present-day City by the Bay. Designed by John Gossage and published by Washington DC’s Loosestrife Editions, it was printed in Verona, Italy in a handsome clothbound hardcover edition.
From the introduction by Jack Hirschman:
What the eyes are going to open up to with this book, is a series of extraordinary photographs
captured with succinct precision, a sense of the visionary in the mundane, and a geometrical
tension of forms and colors that makes seeing feel breathlessly open.
Tisa Walden is the editor of Deep Forest press and has lived in San Francisco for 36 years.
She is the author of many chapbooks of poetry including Fire Road (City Lights), Perfumes,
The Dog of the Fog, and Common Nocturne. She has been published in Vanitas, Orolith, Transit, Amerarcana, and in many issues of Beatitude.
This is her first book of photographs and includes her poem, “Elegy,” dedicated to the late poet Howard Hart.
Some photos from San Francisco in the 21st Century: