Favorite Photobooks of 2020 (2)

Favorite Photobooks of 2020 (2): Yurie Nagashima: Self-Portraits (Dashwood Books, 2020); Carlo Rusca: Turistica (Witty Books, 2020); Weegee: Weegee‘s Naked City (Damiani; ICP, 2020 Reprint); Melanie Friend: The Plain (Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2020).

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Melanie Friend: The Plain (Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2020)

In the 1980s and early 1990s Melanie Friend worked extensively as a photojournalist, before focusing on the wider aspects of war through long-term photographic projects. The Plain continues Friend’s investigation of everyday militarisation, revealing how war is embedded in this most English of landscapes.

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