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Young Patriots
Oriol Segon Torra

Young Patriots, Oriol Segon Torra


Young Patriots, Oriol Segon TorraYOUNG PATRIOTS
Oriol Segon Torra


Softcover in cloth envelope
2 pages
220 x 150 mm
ISBN Not available


The military summer camp in Mogyoród, Hungary is a private initiative that receives each year hundreds of children and teenagers between 10 and 15 years.Some arrive attracted by the fascination of the military lifestyle Others are brought there by their parents to introduce the unforgiving adult world where emotions are rarely permitted and must face life with straightness and discipline. For a week, they will live in tents, receive military training experienced by active military, acquire notions of homeland and instruction, hold on long guard nights without sleep, learn how to manage a Ak-47, with ammunition blanks, and simulation of being under tear gas attacks. It will be a week of screamed orders which will prevail intense physical exercise, educational behaviorism, precooked food, and where any vulnerabilities and all questioning of military methods are simply overlooked, silenced and inwardly repressed. Those young soldiers, who had previously felt the call of the patriotism, will be transformed into disciplined patriots of the great Hungary that one day will be the same as it was.

Description of Form
This photo book comes in form of two folded up posters, unfolded 890 x 650 mm in size. Both posters fold into 195 x 130 booklets which slot into a pocket each side of the khaki green cloth envelope. Wrapped around the envelope is an army dog tag, embossed with “YOUNG PATRIOTS”
About the Photographer
Oriol Segon Torra was born in Manresa (Spain) in 1981. He studied photography at Catalan Institute of Photographic Studies (IEFC) and he participated in several documentary workshops taught by Antoine d’Agata (Magnum Photos), Franco Pagetti (VII), Jose Manuel Navia (Agence Vu), Darcy Padilla or Arianna Rinaldo, among others. Since 2011 he is a freelance photographer. His photography focuses in human frailty and vulnerability.

About the Publisher
University of Creative Arts, UCA, is a creative specialist university in the UK, offering pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Creative Arts.

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