Civilization – The Way We Live Now, Thames & Hudson book

8th October 2018

Four of my works feature in the new book ‘Civilization – The Way We live Now’ by William A Ewing and Holly Roussell.

‘Our fast-changing world seen through the lenses of 140 leading contemporary photographers around the globe.

We hurtle together into the future at ever-increasing speed – or so it seems to the collective psyche. Perpetually evolving, morphing, building and demolishing, rethinking, reframing and reshaping the world around and ahead – and the people within it – an emerging, planetary-wide Civilization is our grand, global, collective endeavour. Never before in human history have so many people been so interconnected, and so interdependent.

With close to 500 images, many previously unpublished, this landmark publication takes stock of the material and spiritual cultures that make up ‘civilization’. Ranging from the ordinary to the extraordinary, from our great collective achievements to our ruinous collective failings, Civilization: The Way We Live Now explores the complexity of contemporary civilization through the rich, nuanced language of photography.’

The book is published by Thames and Hudson on the 16th October and the first exhibition on its epic world tour opens at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea also in October.

Book cover image by Micheal Wolf

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