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FLAG

Holligan has turned his camera to the countryside that surrounds him. His photographs show a landscape touched by human activity, yet central to each image is a flag. Often returning to locations to document the seasonal changes, he reveals a transformation of both nature and the flag itself. Intrigued by their enduring appeal as emblems of national identity, Holligan reflects upon the absurdity of a world rigorously divided through a complex combination of colours and patterns where meaning is elusive, but the symbolic potency is manifest.