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Empty land, Promised land, Forbidden land
2010 / English / 900 copies
In Empty land, Promised land, Forbidden land, we explore the unknown country of Abkhazia on the Black Sea. Abkhazia broke away from Georgia after a short, violent civil war in ’92-’93 and was recognised as independent in 2008 by Russia, Venezuela, Nicaragua and the atoll of Nauru. We have spent the last four years travelling through the country, seeing how it is slowly trying to claw its way out of isolation. We visited the refugees in Georgia and described the attempts made by the Abkhazian government to repopulate the empty, war-ravaged country with new immigrants.

194 x 251 mm / 272pp / 93 Colour Photographs / Hardbound with photo-illustrated boards

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Empty land, Promised land, Forbidden land was nominated for the Kassel International Photobook Award 2011 and listed in the Photo-eye Best Books of 2010

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