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Still War: Photographs from the North of Ireland
     

Still War: Photographs from the North of Ireland

by Mike Abrahams, Trisha Ziff, Laurie Sparham
 

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Day in day out for the past twenty years we have seen the work of photographers who fly in, make their news stories and leave. The people of the North of Ireland are seen merely as actors in the news drama. This book questions that representation and chooses to picture a more reflective search for images of daily life in a community at war.

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Day in day out for the past twenty years we have seen the work of photographers who fly in, make their news stories and leave. The people of the North of Ireland are seen merely as actors in the news drama. This book questions that representation and chooses to picture a more reflective search for images of daily life in a community at war.

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Bernadette Mcaliskey
Still War...can be charged and found guilty of disturbing the peace.
Picture Editor,Independent - Colin Jacobson
Documentary photography at its best–imaginative, comprehensive confident and concerned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780947792251
Publisher:
Bellew Publishing Co Ltd
Publication date:
12/31/1989
Pages:
128

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Bernadette Mcaliskey
Still War...can be charged and found guilty of disturbing the peace.

Meet the Author

Mike Abrahams has worked as a freelance photographer for almost 30 years–having become renowned for his sensitive eye in documenting the lives of ordinary people often in extraordinary situations. In 1981 he was a cofounder of Network Photographers, the Internationally renowned picture agency, and his work has taken him around the world. His photographs have been published in major international magazines, and his other published works include The Alienated - Growing Old Today (Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative–1977), and Faith - A Journey With Those Who Believe (Network Photographers–2000). Laurie Sparham has done stills photography for a number of films, including Little Voice (1999),Shakespeare in Love (1999), and Love's Labours Lost (2000).

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