richard hards

Reasonable men might have acted likewise (2012)
Image essay

Palace of Wisdom, E.R.O.S. Journal

An image essay that explores representations of resistance, value and socio-political unrest. The visual layout of the content aims to disrupt the flow and aesthetic of the journal. References include 'The Invisible Man', a Chinese 'nail house' standing alone after the homeowner refused to sell to the Chinese authorities, Gordon Matta-Clark's 'Window Blow Out' and a scene from 'La Ballon Rouge' depicting the boys clambering over a wall chasing the balloon who is also a friend of a local boy. The essay also includes some of my own photographs.

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