Photographer Robin Friend on representing Britain’s “bastard countryside”


Published by Loose Joints, Robin Friend’s Bastard Countryside is the photographer’s first book and it collects together 15 years worth of exploration of the British landscape, or what Victor Hugo called “the bastard countryside”. “Each photograph represents a small part of the story of how modern living is changing the environment”, says Robin. And although the series has been photographed in the UK, “the subjects and themes are global, and invite the viewer to reflect on the actions that have shaped and shifted the spaces they relate to”.

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