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March 28, 2016

The Aftermath Project – WAR is Only Half the Story – Volume VIII

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Copyright 2015 the photographers

Photographers: Philippe Dudouit (Switzerland), Olga Ingurazova (Russia), Luca Locatelli (Italy), Diana Markossian (USA), Javad Parsa (Iran)

Publisher: The Aftermath Project (USA)

Essays: Sara Terry and the photographers

Text: English

Stiff-cover book with hand stamp, sewn binding with hand applied butcher tape on the spine, four-color lithography, printed in the United States

Photobook designer: Sara Terry & Mika Toyoura Mingasson

Notes: The Mission of the Aftermath Project and their annual publication WAR is Only Half the Story, is to broaden the public’s understanding of the true cost of war the real price of peace. They believe that while stories of war must be told, war itself is the story of man’s inhumanity to man. The Aftermath Project strives to illumine what it means to be human, to explore specific stories with universal themes that affirm our common humanity – and alert us to the dangers of equating a mere end of violence with sustainable peace.

This year’s submissions resulted in the winning grant awarded to Luca Locatelli (Italy) for United Colors of War, his four part project investigating the Industry of War, the commercial infrastructure that has swelled to make war possible, and perhaps a little too profitable. Locatelle includes one part investigating the industry of training combat photographers who subsequently make a living documenting war.

This edition also provides selections from the four Finalist; Philippe Dudouit (Sahel the Dynamics of Dust), Olga Ingurazova (Scars of Indeprndence), Diana Markossian (Goodbye My Chechnya) and Javad Parsa (Moments of Freedom). Collectively, a strong narrative that affirms our common humanity and that we need to avoid war.

Cheers

 

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  1. […] exchanging emails with Sara Terry who publishes the Aftermath Series and her annual book of War is Only Half the Story. There are a number of parallels with her Aftermath series about the consequences of war and my […]

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