Photos from the frontline of the war with Islamic State

 

A photo exhibition at City Arts Nottingham offers a new perspective on the continuing war between ISIS (also known as ISIL, IS or Daesh) and the Kurdish State. The photos come from the conflict’s frontline, as well as refugee camps and detention centres. They were captured over two years by Nottingham resident Gaylan Nazhad. The photographs feature in Gaylan Nazhad’s new book ‘101 Beads: Kurdistan in War’. For the exhibition, City Arts has selected 11 images that show the daily existence of people affected by the war. They include photos of children and families that are living a life dictated by conflict. Gaylan explains: “These photos represent the uncertainty and violence of the Kurdish conflict with Islamic State. They express…

 

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