The Book of Veles – 3rd Printing

Jonas Bendiksen


Published April 2022 / US Publication date July 2022

220 x 165 mm, 148 pages
65 images, 19 reproduction of historical pages

Hardback with thin boards

Cover with satin silver foil on a fake leather material


Press: JÁDU, Collector Daily, Petapixel, UOL, Oslobodenje Creative Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, La Vanguardia, Magnum Photos, Washington Post, Wired, Le Monde, El Pais, Les InRocks, Liberation, Codastory, CBA Radio Blind Magazine, Psychology Today, A Small Voice Podcast Buzzfeed News, Imitative Photography, Forhanna, France Culture, Suddeutsche Zeitung, Respekt, Weekendavisen, NRK Radio, Information, Marianne, NRC, Journalisten, Klassekampen, LFI Magazine

Awards: Shortlisted for the Rencontres d’Arles Book Awards 2022 in the Author Category

Jonas Bendiksen’s exploration of the North Macedonian town of Veles mixes fake news and documentary photography with ancient Slavic mythology. Through this project, Bendiksen seeks to pose critical questions around photography, trust and the representation of reality.

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