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Fire In Cairo by Matthew Connors

Fire In Cairo by Matthew Connors

Condition:
NEW
Publisher:
SPBH 2015
Pages:
160
Format:
Hardback, 1st edition

£30.00 In stock

Fire in Cairo emerged from Egypt as an oblique and fragmentary document of revolutionary struggle. The book charts Connors’ uneasy engagement with the political turmoil that gripped the nation during its rapidly unfolding history. The complexity of the situation resisted comprehensive explanation, but invited metaphorical speculation. In his images Cairo reveals itself to be an enormous studio for social change, ripe with visual, sculptural and atmospheric residues of resistance. He weaves these together with portraits of Egyptians from across the political spectrum and his own experimental fiction. The result is a book that careens between reportage, poetry and surrealism to heighten the tensions between beauty, threat and historical consequence.

Edition of 1000 numbered copies.

Final copies.

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