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Authors: James Hill
Artists: James Hill

Designed by Kehrer Design
Hardcover
17 x 23 cm
184 pages
60 color and b/w ills.
English
available
ISBN 978-3-86828-459-1
2014

James Hill『Somewhere between War and Peace』

¥5,508価格
  • ピュリッツア賞受賞作家・James Hillによる新作写真集。ニューヨークタイムズの写真家としても活躍するHillは、2003年のイラク侵攻から、2011年のイギリスにおけるロイヤルウェディングまでもを目撃している。そんな彼がジャーナリストとしての客観的な目線と、一作家・一市民としての個的な感情を伴った目線とを、バランスよく両立させながら、本書は世界で起きてきた戦争から王族結婚までの振り幅の出来事を取り上げている。写真と、饒舌に冷静に綴られたエッセイのバランスが小気味良い、写真集でもあり読み物でもある作品集に仕上がっている。2015年ドイツ写真集賞ノミネート作品。

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    Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer James Hill of The New York Times tells the stories behind fifty of his photographs, describing the artistic and emotional choices formed by the intense kaleidoscope of those experiences. From the invasion of Iraq in 2003 to the Royal Wedding in 2011, from taking the first portrait of the notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout to the death of Pope John Paul II, Hill has witnessed some of recent history’s most poignant moments. His accounts evoke the complicated balance between professional detachment and personal involvement and reflect on the weight of watching history in its extremes.

    »When I set out on this photographic life, I was eager to see to anything and everything. I wanted to capture the world’s joys and follies, indifferent as to whether I portrayed hope or sorrow, embracing both with equal curiosity. Yet, over time, a darkness began to encroach. The moments of violence hardened me without my realising, returning me a stranger to those I loved. I could still marvel at the infinite whiteness of the Arctic o

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