In his new book, Swiss photographer Philippe Dudouit captures the nuance often missing from depictions of Africa’s Sahel region, Hannah Armstrong (West Africa, 2012-2014) writes for Africa Arguments.

In The Dynamics of Dust, Dudouit “sketches a Sahel inhabited by fluid actors who belong to neither terrorist groups nor the state but fluctuate in the vast space between,” she writes. The photographs “provide a rare and intimate look into the lives of those for whom conflict is a means of material, cultural or ideological survival, and the dreamy desert landscapes in which they operate.”


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