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 perspectives - a personal account of Northern Irish school days in the 1960s; the use of child imagery during the Troubles;  and a reflection upon childhood, time, and gender in the context of Northern Ireland.

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 is a special edition of 15 copies,  that come with a 10x8" signed handprint.

Edition of 200
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Published by Studio Martin Seeds
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