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Mons Calpe

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by Grant Archer

Two books
Book 1 32pp
Book 2 28pp
A5/148mm x 210mm
100% recycled card slip case
Digital Print
150gsm Uncoated
Saddle stitched (stapled)
Edition of 50
2019

This project was an attempt to explore and document the territory of Gibraltar in a way that looked beyond the usual geopolitical controversies that surround it and would instead offer a glimpse into the minutiae of life and environment on the peninsula.

At 6.8km2 and dominated by a rock face honeycombed with tunnels and caves the territory is a busy blend of old fortifications and military hardware, rapidly encroached on by the new money, the glass and steel of offices and apartments.

The debate of territory and ownership as a response might be impossible to get away from but non the less this has been an honest attempt to show life as it currently is in Gibraltar.