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Nature Morte

Helge Skodvin & Audrey Niffenegger

‘The ghost in the machine is gone for good.’

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The Hand’s Breadth Murders

Adam Nicolson & Gus Palmer

‘It is what happens in a place where revenge is the only justice.’

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About the Cover

Stanley Donwood

‘I took myself off to the woods, the fragments of the great forests that once spread over our continent.’

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An (almost) perfect day

Anne De Gelas

‘I think of the self-portrait as a mirror of all the violence that befalls us.’

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Too Hard to Keep

Jason Lazarus & Ariana Reines

‘There are days I can’t even remember the things I want to know.’

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Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty

Max Pinckers & Sonia Faleiro

‘The idea of romantic love for young people is a constructed one.’

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Traces II

Ian Teh

Ian Teh’s photographs of post-industrial landscapes in China.

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Observatoires

Noémie Goudal

In her series Observatoires, Noémie Goudal places stairs, pyramids and domes in natural, isolated, timeless spaces.

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Download Errors

Nandan Ghiya

‘The moment I see these portraits, my first thought is: Let’s make it for suitable for the twenty-first century.’

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Annawadi

Katherine Boo

In 2007 Katherine Boo travelled to Annawadi – a slum built on Mumbai Airport land – to document the lives of the families living there.

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Red Space: Promoting a Socialist Destiny

Justin Jampol

Space posters were ‘visually stunning representations of the promises of the Soviet state’