The Parallel State
Published in December 2018
245 x 185 mm (portrait)
232 pp, 135 full colour illustrations
Hardback, paperbound foil block with 5 different French
folded jacket – replica of a vintage Turkish movie
poster which can be fully removed. 5 alternate sections on thinner stock
Essays by Pelin Turgut, Piotr Zalweski
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a cover will be allocated to you at random.
Signed, special edition and book with a print available
Press: Flash Forward Flash Back, L’oeil de la Photographie, Medium
The Parallel State by photographer Guy Martin is a multi-layered project which began life as an examination of the Turkish soap opera and film industry, but evolved over the course of five years, into a semi-fictional study of truth, reality and lies in contemporary Turkey.