In 2003, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin embarked on an ambitious project named Ghetto. For it, they travelled around the world taking photographs and interviewing inhabitants of 12 contemporary gated communities, from Tanzanian refugee camps to residents of the Rene Vallejo Psychiatric Hospital in Cuba.
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A modest and well-thumbed book of psalms printed in the New England wilderness by early colonists could become the most expensive written volume ever sold at auction.
The gun has fired over 600 rounds in testing and 'functions beautifully'
The US Federal Reserve has begun circulating new $100 notes, introducing new anti-counterfeiting features – including a distinctive splash of colour – that have been more than a decade in the making.
I walk because it’s how I like to commute, and if I don’t, I get sad and I can’t think: my brain works best at 3mph
Daringly, the Conservative conference started with its inspirational highlight, Thatcher: the movie – a nostalgia vehicle which brought the audience to their feet in what may prove the one unequivocally enthusiastic standing ovation of the week. The iconic images included Mrs T be-goggled and all in white in the turret of a Challenger tank: a 20th century Boadicea as played by Isadora Duncan. Or the lady at her shimmering sexiest at a 1976 meeting in Finchley: “I stand before you in my red star chiffon evening gown, my face softly made up and my fair hair gently waved, the iron lady of the western world.” By this point you had begun to fear for the pulse rate of older party representatives.
It was dyslexia that led Alma Haser to name her series of photographs "Cosmic Surgery". When the 24-year-old was trying to explain to her family that the subjects in her pictures might look like they'd had cosmetic surgery, she kept pronouncing it "cosmic surgery". "I tend to talk very quickly because of my dyslexia and sometimes get things wrong," she says. "They corrected me but we all liked the name. And it made sense, because the people look like they're from some new, future generation."
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'This place is on the road to nowhere, between two nuclear power stations'
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney today warned against “choking off” the UK’s recovery by raising interest rates too quickly.
Mourners who scatter the ashes of relatives or beloved pets are being asked to be more considerate
A hundred eminent educationalists have written to The Independent to complain about the new national curriculum. I may sound like an old fart, but I think they're wrong
Carl Ikeme hurt himself in frustration after an uncharacteristic mistake