Robin Hammond's work on the victims of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is the first work of a photojournalist to be published by Edition Bessard as part of his Zine Collection. Number 9 of the series, it is limited to 300 copies and comes with a signed print by the artist.
Robin was selected to be one of thirteen photographers to create work for PhotoReporter Festival International en Baie de Saint-Brieuc. He worked for 7 weeks in Lagos, Nigeria to create a unique insight into Africa's fast growing mega-city.
According to several UN reports, the unregulated exploitation of minerals, used in the manufacture of devices such as phones and computers, has fed a conflict which has raged since 1996. It has directly or indirectly caused the deaths of as many as 6.9 million people, and seen the rape, mostly by armed men, of more than 500,000 women .