THE 'FAIT' SERIES BY SOPHIE RISTELHUEBER FOR SOME/THINGS MAGAZINE ISSUE002
Sophie Ristelhueber is a French photographer, based in paris. Her work concerns the human impact of war, and she has photographed extensively in the Balkans and Middle East. In the 1980s Ristelhueber started documenting the bombed city of Beirut, and Iraq in the 1990s and 2000. Her images of human wounds and scars have a visual complicity with her study of a destroyed landscape. In March 2010, Ristelhueber was awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize .
SOME/THINGS ISSUE002 features 11 b/w images from her ‘FAIT’ Series of 1992, shot in Kuwait after operation desert storm, as well as a folded triptych of colour images entitled 'IRAK' .