‘Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland’ opens at Stills

Bringing together archival material, award winning documentary films, new commissions and world-changing photobooks, Stills’ new exhibition offers an alternative perspective on warfare and the civil peace. In place of tortured bodies and decimated landscapes, The King’s Peace presents the work of photographers who have looked beyond the immediate horror of conflict to instead focus on the underlying systems that drive it. In this exhibition, war and peace are presented not as opposites but as deeply connected. The work of the Edinburgh-born photographer and writer Owen Logan is the starting point for The King’s Peace | Realism and War. As well presenting his photo-essay Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria (2001-2005) for the first time in Scotland, Stills invited him to expand upon its themes using curatorial strategies. Below is a brief description of some

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