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Crude Metaphors Box Set

Photographs by Roger Ballen, Todd Hido, Edgar Martins, Mayumi Hosokura, Esther Teichmann

Text by Joe Ahearne, Adam Ganz, Liz Lochhead, Amanda Schiff, Cyrus Shahrad

Design by Entente


Edition of 1000 copies

5 hardcovers in a foil stamped slipcase

330 pp., illustrated throughout

120 x 180 mm

ISBN 978-0-9557465-9-8

Item #0330

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This limited edition collectors box set of five books by Roger Ballen, Todd HidoEdgar MartinsMayumi Hosokura and Esther Teichmann  celebratethe 10th anniversary of Crude Metaphors, a prominent and celebrated section of HOTSHOE magazine since 2005.

Crude Metaphors brings together photography and fiction writing, pairing the work of five renowed photographers with established and up and coming writers such as the National Poet for Scotland Liz Lochhead, and Joe Ahearne, director of Doctor Who and co-writer of Danny Boyle’s Trance. With stories ranging from a female bounty hunter to a world of artificial intelligence and a father’s suicide, readers will be taken on five compelling journeys through the words and images of ten different creators. 

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