Cristina de Middel: Jan Mayen

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Cristina de Middel: Jan Mayen. Hand-bound, black leather cover with a buckle clasp, in a protective card box, 118pp, 11 concertina folds, 15 x 20 cm, published November 2015 by Archive of Modern Conflict in a limited edition of 100

•Selected as one of the Best Books of 2015 by 10x10 Photobooks

Offered now at a special pre-publication price of £270.00, to be shipped at the beginning of December.

In 1911 an Arctic expedition set sail to rediscover the island of Jan Mayen, which lay off the eastern coast of Greenland. Not all went according to plan, however, and the end result was a series of staged images produced on the shores of Iceland.

Using the original archive and based on a script by the original expedition’s cinematographer, Cristina de Middel staged her own series of photos on Scotland’s Isle of Skye. The two sets of images were then blended together and hand-tinted in a re-telling of this hapless expedition’s story.

This limited edition book is printed on deadstock recycled inkjet paper and has been bound by hand, with an embossed black leather cover and buckle clasp. Inside the book a concertina fold contains a further eleven concertina folds. Edition of 100.