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Circadian Landscape, photographs and text by Jessica Antola
Published by Damiani and designed by Javas Lehn
Edition of 1000
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Jessica Antola’s first monograph is a vibrant journey through Sub-Saharan Africa. Traveling mostly by car, she captures the distinctive style and beauty of everyday life in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Ethiopia, Senegal, and Togo. The vignettes, portraits, and landscapes that emerge offer a compelling snapshot of contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa: there are two men dressed head-to-toe in elaborate African wax textiles who share a motorcycle; a gold jewelry-clad Kumasi king performs a warrior dance; and a girl in an oversized straw hat steers a boat affixed with a patchwork sail. None of the images were posed; none of the backgrounds were created. Just as Antola is captivated by how people around the world express themselves in relation to their environments, so do these images reflect this: the astonishing variety of ways people create and define themselves daily, over and over again, through dress and ritual, work and play.

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