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Gilles Peress: Whatever You Say, Say Nothing
A long-awaited, multivolume “documentary fiction” of photographs and documents portraying the Northern Ireland conflict
Boxed, hbk, 3 vols, 14.75 x 10 in. / 1960 pgs / 54 color / 1158 bw. | 8/31/2021 | In stock
Published by Steidl.
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In 1972, at the age of 26, Gilles Peress (born 1946) photographed the British Army’s massacre of Irish civilians on Bloody Sunday. In the 1980s he returned to the North of Ireland, intent on testing the limits of visual language and perception to understand the intractable conflict. Whatever You Say, Say Nothing, a work of “documentary fiction,” organizes a decade of photographs across 22 fictional “days” to articulate the helical structure of history during a conflict that seemed like it would never end—days of violence, of marching, of riots, of unemployment, of mourning.
Accompanying each copy is Annals of the North, a text-and-image almanac to Whatever You Say, Say Nothing, also published separately by Steidl this season; the books are housed together in a tote bag.
Held back for 30 years and now eagerly anticipated, Whatever You Say, Say Nothing takes the language of documentary photography to its extremes.
Boxed, hbk, 3 vols, 14.75 x 10 in. / 1960 pgs / 54 color / 1158 bw.
Pub Date 8/31/2021
Catalog: FALL 2020 p. 107
ISBN 9783958295445 SDNR40
List Price: $750.00 CDN $1,040.00
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