Toy Soldiers Book

-Texts: by Chad Elias and Jacob MundyTS_Cover pic_nocrop_H_light
-£35.00 clothbound hardback
-112 pages, 96 colour photographs
-280mm x 248mm
-Publisher: Dewi Lewis
-Published: June 2015
-ISBN: 978-1-907893-67-4
-Limited edition 750 copies

 


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Toy Soldiers, blurs the boundaries between document, landscape and concept-based photography to explore this conflict. Examining the impact and potential consequences of the stalemate. Through real soldiers – posed as toy soldiers – he reveals the current situation in Western Sahara, a nation in waiting trapped in an historic cycle of colonial conflict, displacement and endless non-resolution.

The work is a unique collaboration with a military commander and the men under his command. Shot entirely on location in the isolated and hauntingly beautiful territory known as ‘Liberated Western Sahara’ Toy Soldiers provides a contemporary archive on the issue of non-resolution in Western Sahara and the paradigm of post colonial cycles of violence within modern conflicts.

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