Edmund Clark and Crofton Black: Negative Publicity (Signed Edition)

Edmund Clark and Crofton Black: Negative Publicity (Signed Edition) Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition

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British photographer Edmund Clark and counterterrorism investigator Crofton Black have assembled photographs and documents that confront the nature of contemporary warfare and the invisible mechanisms of state control. From George W. Bush's 2001 declaration of the war on terror until 2008, an unknown number of people disappeared into a network of secret prisons organized by the CIA-transfers without legal process known as extraordinary renditions. No public records were kept as detainees were shuttled all over the globe. Some were eventually sent to Guantánamo Bay or released without charge, while others remain unaccounted for. The paper trail assembled in this volume shows these activities via the weak points of business accountability: invoices, documents of incorporation and billing reconciliations produced by the small-town American businesses enlisted in detainee transportation.

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Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other?in print, in person, and online. Created in 1952 by photographers and writers as ?common ground for the advancement of photography,? Aperture today is a multi-platform publisher and center for the photo community. From our base in New York, we produce, publish, and present a program of photography projects, locally and internationally.

Book information

ISBN: 9781683950523
Publisher: Aperture
Imprint: Aperture
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 1479g
Height: 298mm
Width: 216mm
Spine width: 28mm