The Book of Veles
Third printing available to pre-order here
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: Collector Daily, Petapixel, UOL, Oslobodenje Creative Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, 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
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.