Ol Pejeta

@ Davison, Jack



Presentation by Loose Joints:

Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya is one of the largest rhinoceros sanctuaries in the world and home to Najin & Fatu, a mother and daughter who are the last living Northern White Rhinos in existence. Davison visited Ol Pejeta to photograph Najin & Fatu with their tirelessly devoted caretaker Zacharia, for a New York Times article about the successful in-vitro fertilization of their frozen eggs by a team of scientists, that may soon create a lifeline to avoid extinction of the species.

Davison turns his inimitable eye on Ol Pejeta Conservancy to capture the grace, power and pathos of Najin & Fatu, as well as focusing on the deep spiritual and physical connection between the rhinos and their keepers, who guard them with their life, using dogs, weapons, drones and surveillance.

Like the powerful interplay of light and dark that often characterises Davison's work, Ol Pejeta is also a story of contrasts: on the one hand, the deep tragedy of another species slipping away at the hands of mankind, and on the other, the hope and optimism presented by science and innovation to support and uplift the fragile natural world. "

The book is inserted in a folded poster acting as a cover or slipcase. Text in English by Sam Anderson.

This book is sold out by the publisher.

44 pages - No real cover (outside of the poster)

Loose Joints, 2021

Format : 24.5 x 26.5 cm

Ne - Mint condition

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Davison, Jack

Jack Davison is a British photographer; holding a literature degree, he is a self-taught photographer. He works regularly for important magazines (New York Times Magazine, M Le Monde, British Vogue, etc.) "Photographs", his first photobook, is published by Loose Joints in 2019. In 2021, still with Loose Joints, he publishes "Ol Pejeta" following a report, on a New York Times commission, about the last Northern White Rhinos in Kenya. © Portrait taken from the artist's Instagram profile
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