Dead bodies on the street, photographed from a car. The maker of the photograph cannot be revealed. Victims are mostly kidnapped and then murdered. Bodies are thrown on the street as warning or terror. Some militias prohibit family members to pick up the dead bodies. Sometimes it proves be a booby trap.

Simon Norfolk

Exhibition: The Sublime Image of Destruction

Simon Norfolk is a landscape photographer whose work is a probing the meaning of the word ‘battlefield’ in all its forms. His work has been widely recognised: he has won Le Prix Dialogue at Les Rencontres d'Arles in 2005; The Infinity Prize from The International Center of Photography in 2004; the Foreign Press Club of America Award in 2003; and he was winner of the European Publishing Award, 2002. In 2003 he was short-listed for the Citibank Prize now known as the Deutsche Böurse Prize.

He has produced three monographs of his work including Afghanistan:chronotopia (2002) which was published in five languages.

He has work held in major collections such as The Museum of Fine Art, Houston and Deutsche Böurse Art Collection.