Humans and Other Animals by Adam Broomberg
  

Synopsis

Humans and Other Animals by Adam Broomberg

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin are photographic artists, best known for the way they merge photojournalism and visual art, producing provocative, ambiguous interpretations of history and current events. Now, in their first book for children, they turn this way of looking at the world into a witty and playful photographic ABC. Humans and Other Animals is enhanced by British Sign Language and produced in collaboration with students and staff at London's Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children. Making unexpected connections between familiar words and their meanings through black-and-white photography, text and brightly coloured graphics, the artists play with the complex relationship between image and text. Broomberg and Chanarin's imagery, coupled with photographs from the Getty Archive in London, makes for an alternative reading experience that teaches young readers to 'listen with their eyes'.

About the Author

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin are artists living and working in London. Together they have had numerous international exhibitions including The Museum of Modern Art, Tate Britain and Tate Modern, The Gwagnju Biennale, the Stedelijk Museum, the International Center of Photography. Broomberg and Chanarin are currently Visiting Fellows at the University of the Arts London. In 2013 they were awarded the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize for War Primer 2 (MACK 2011), and most recently they were awarded the ICP Infinity Award 2014 for their publication, Holy Bible (MACK, 2013).

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Adam Broomberg
More books by Adam Broomberg

Publisher

Tate Publishing

Publication date

1st September 2015

ISBN

9781849763677


LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools