Regiments of the Dead was the first book in Palimpsest's publishing programme. Additional books on the great military cemeteries of the Somme and Normandy will follow in 2017.
It's second publication, Troubled with Goya, was published in mid-2016. Palimpsest International looks forward to more exciting publications for the coming year.
A unique and breathtaking viewpoint of the Flanders cemeteries and a spectacular portfolio of photographs. The great military cemeteries found along the Messines Ridge and around the town of Ieper (Ypres) in Flanders, Belgium, are the last resting place of thousands of soldiers who died during the First World War and are now the subject of a photographic book by Paul Shenton.
CIRCA London is a partnership with Everard Read and CIRCA galleries in South Africa. The gallery opened its doors in Chelsea in March 2016 and presents modern and contemporary art from Southern Africa. CIRCA London also shows contemporary work by exceptional artists from around the world. Palimpsest has been involved in designing art catalogues, adverts and invitations for the gallery since its opening.
BLACK BRITISH BUSINESS AWARDS – THE MIDDLE
The Black British Business Awards (BBBAwards) celebrate the often unsung contributions of exceptional professionals and entrepreneurs of black heritage in businesses operating in Great Britain. They focus on commercial excellence and business impact, and have been endorsed by Prime Minister May, Prime Minister Cameron, Secretaries of State for Business, the Mayor of the City of London and other prominent public and private sector leaders. The BBBAwards are the only premier awards programme of their kind in Great Britain, and enjoy the support of over 20 significant multinational corporations.
MAKING MARIGOLD – BEADERS OF BULAWAYO
Making Marigold: Beaders of Bulawayo is a portrait of a women’s beading
co-operative specialising in loomed beadwork, based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Over 200 photographs reveal the sumptuous glamour of the Marigold necklaces and beadwork. Short, stand-alone, narrative vignettes offer background insights into the making and development of the Marigold co-operative; how did these women, whose skilled practice and creative impulses, evident in each necklace, perfect this practice and what has sustained their efforts across decades?