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CREDIT: Jack Latham / National Archives Iceland

Resources for Sugar Paper Theories

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Kristjan 9
CREDIT: Jack Latham / National Archives Iceland

Sugar Paper Theories

Bristol-based photographer Jack Latham, immersed himself in the most controversial murder investigation in Icelandic history, the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case. From meeting key protagonists to locating and photographing key sites of the investigation, the project brings together original photographs with a range of archival and documentary materials to explore the fundamental relationship between photography and truth.

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Jack Latham

Jack Latham (b.1989) is a Bristol based photographer. He is the author of several photobooks; A Pink Flamingo (2015), Sugar Paper Theories (2016) and Parliament of Owls (2019). His work has been exhibited internationally including solo shows at Reykjavik Museum of Photography and TJ Boulting Gallery, London. Latham’s projects have received multiple awards including the Bar-Tur Photobook award (2015), Image Vevey Heidi. News Prize (2019) and most recently, BJP International Photography Award (2019). 

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Learning resources including project ideas

These resources were designed in partnership with Photopedagogy for teachers and students at secondary level.  However they can be adapted to other age groups and work as inspiration for anyone wanting to start their own project.

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