Publisher's presentation :
"« In my experience, the two most significant characteristics of war are horror and absurdity, » says Christoph Bangert, the German photojournalist who has been documenting crises for international publications such as the New York Times for ten years.
Following his examination, in his critically acclaimed book War Porn (Kehrer 2014) of the way our society deals with horrific images, in his new work hello camel he now confronts the bitter absurdity of war. He opposes our clichéd notion of modern war as a dynamic, dramatic, and heroic experience with his calm and composed, but equally odd and alien images of the wars in Afghanistan, Gaza, Darfur, Lebanon, and Iraq.
Simultaneously, hello camel is a documentary of human striving to create something approximating normality in the face of violence and chaos. "
Sealed signed copies presented in a paper wrapping with the artist's camel stamp on it; these copies are part of a limited numbered edition of 350 copies.
NB : Please note we will have unsigned copies of this book around mid-June; they are listed on pre-order at 40 € (see "Suggestions" tab).
96 pages - Hardcover
Format 24 x 32 cm
*Signed & Numbered*
New - Mint condition
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Publisher's presentation: "« In my experience, the two most significant characteristics of war are horror and absurdity, » says Christoph Bangert, the German photojournalist who has been documenting crises for international publications such as the New York Times for ten years. Following his examination, in his critically acclaimed book War Porn (Kehrer...
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