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@earth

by Peter Kennard, assisted by Tarek Salhany - £9.99  Tate Publishing (2011)
hardback    ISBN 13: 9781854379849 | ISBN 10: 1854379844

@earth is as revolutionary in form as it is in content. It is a story without words told in the universal language of photomontage, long the favoured medium of radical artists. For the past four decades Peter Kennard has consistently challenged power structures and injustice, from his anti-nuclear works of the 1980s to the powerful images he created in response to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
 
@earth is a photo-essay in seven chapters, combining new works, made together with Tarek Salhany, with iconic images from throughout Kennard's 40-year career.
 
Shocking, haunting and unsettling, @earth makes a powerful statement about the current eco-crisis, the arms race and the injustices dominating today's world.

"I take my hat off to you Sir, @earth looks great"
(Banksy)
"What you hold in your hands is a harrowing X-ray of the shadow side of the world ... If there's a word that's worth a thousand pictures, it's @earth ."
(Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo)

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