No Country For Young Men

£17.00 - £33.00

A 36 page broadsheet newspaper with 13 images and 4 essays authored by Dr Edwin Coomasaru, Orla Fitzpatrick, Sean O'Hagan, and Fearghus Roulston.

The authors reflect upon the work from very different viewpoints - a personal account of Northern Irish school days in the 1960s; the use of child imagery during the Troubles; childhood, time, and gender.

"These found portraits, enlarged and indistinct, possess an added resonance. They are appropriated from a Belfast school yearbook from 1965, a year of violent tremors in Northern Ireland that, with hindsight, seem darkly prescient. History hangs over these young boys like a falling shadow. As they stare, unknowing, into the camera lens, trouble awaits them as surely as night follows day."
Sean O'Hagan

There are 15 special editions of the newspaper that come with a 10x8" signed handprint.

350x500mm / 55gsm newsprint / Unbound / Edition of 200

Published by Studio Martin Seeds

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