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2014 Recipient for Publication: Holy Bible by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin are collaborative artists based in London. They share this year's publication prize for Holy Bible, which mimics the structure and content of the King James version and uses images from The Archive of Modern Conflict to comment on visual representations of armed hostilities.

Broomberg and Chanarin co-founded Chopped Liver Press and have published 11 of their own limited edition books, as well as work by other artists. Their work has been featured in numerous exhibitions and is in the permanent collection of leading museums worldwide including The Museum of Modern Art, Tate Galleries, the Stedelijk Museum, and the International Center of Photography. Broomberg and Chanarin are also Visiting Fellows at the University of the Arts London. In 2013, they were awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize for War Primer 2.

Image: Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, "Life for life, {21:24} Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, {21:25} Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe" Exodus 21:23, Holy Bible, 2013, MACK/AMC.


<em>Holy Bible</em>, 2013, MACK/AMC.
Holy Bible, 2013, MACK/AMC.