Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

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For the latest in the Four Corners Familiars series, artist Fiona Banner (born 1966) recasts Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness as a luxury magazine with new photographs by Magnum photographer Paolo Pellegrin. First published in 1899, Heart of Darkness is a story of trade and corruption that proceeds from a boat moored on the banks of the Thames into the heart of the Congo. For her new edition, Banner commissioned Pellegrin, a conflict photographer who has worked extensively in the Congo, to photograph London's financial center, its streets and trading floors, its costumes and strip clubs--the City of London as seen by a veteran war photographer. The collaboration between Banner and Pellegrin emerged from an initial invitation from Peer, London, to work with the collection of the Archive of Modern Conflict; a selection of Pellegrin's images are now part of the Archive, filed under Heart of Darkness, 2014.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 311 pages
  • 250 x 320 x 15.24mm | 1,496.85g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1909829056
  • 9781909829053
  • 29,027

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