Shadowland by Jan Grarup. First edition (2006). First impression. Large format hardback in near fine condition. There is a previous owner inscription to front end page. No internal markings. General wear to cover. Please see pictures. Any questions please get in touch.
Jan Grarup has over the course of his twentyfive-year career photographed many of recent history’s defining human rights and conflict issues. Grarup’s work reflects his belief in photojournalism’s role as an instrument of witness and memory to incite change. As well as, the necessity of telling the stories of people who are rendered powerless to tell their own.
So, His images of the Rwandan and Darfur genocides provide incontrovertible evidence of unthinkable human brutality. Therefore hoping that such events will never happen or be allowed to happen again. Also, his work, The Boys from Ramallah and The Boys from Hebron, covers both sides of the Intifada expressed through the lives of children coming of age amidst the violence. Therefore, Grarup’s work takes the viewer to the limits of human despair, dignity, suffering and hope. As a result, his images are relevant to us all, because they form a chronicle of the time in which we live, but at times do not dare to recognize. Grarup has been honored with many of the most prestigious awards from the photography industry and human rights organizations,
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