ON SHOW: PRIX PICTET ‘SPACE’ AT THE V&A – TOM SEYMOUR

26 April, 2017 – British Journal of Photography

Bangladesh, 2014, from the series Land of Undefined Territory. Image © Munem Wasif, courtesy Prix Pictet

Bangladesh, 2014, from the series Land of Undefined Territory. Image © Munem Wasif, courtesy Prix Pictet

“Others have taken on the idea of space to explore transgression of both territory and of the relationship between photographer and subject. Munem Wasif (nominated for a second time since the Water commission in 2008) photographs the unmarked edges of the blurred boundary between Bangladesh and India. In Land of Undefined Territory this “mundane land” simultaneously hides and represents the ongoing struggle between dominance and subjugation, and ideals of liberty and independence…”

ON SHOW: PRIX PICTET ‘SPACE’ AT THE V&A – TOM SEYMOUR

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