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Henk Wildschut, Food
In today’s culture of obsession with “organic,” “biodynamic,” and “fair trade,” what does the food landscape actually look like? Chosen for the 15th edition of Document Nederland, a joint award by the Rijksmuseum and NRC Handelsblad newspaper that asks photographers to highlight a current social phenomenon, Henk Wildschut set out to understand contemporary food production in the Netherlands. He immersed himself in modern farming, vegetable breeders and cultivators, stock farms, hatcheries, fish farms, laboratories, inspection bodies and suppliers of abattoir equipment. Theirs is a squeaky-clean realm in which the world of Food is often a far cry from food itself. Already hailed by Martin Parr as one of the best photo books of the year, Food is a must-have for all devoted photo book collectors. The accompanying catalog to the Rijksmuseum exhibition and a follow-up to Wildschut’s acclaimed book Shelter (2011).
Hardcover / 9 1/2 x 11 inches
144 pp / 90 color