BEDU completes Jim Mangan's trilogy on the subject of rebirth, which includes the series Winter's Children and Color'd. Photographing models running completely and utterly naked (this is a consistent theme throughout the series) through the sands of the Sahara Desert, his dreamy photographs capture the very essence of inhibition, nature and freedom.
Being Jim's debuting project as a photographer (before he worked in the snowboarding industry before boldly quitting to pursue his life long ambition to be a photographer) Bedu demonstrates a clear step away from the colour dominated images of both Winter's Children and Color'd and thus his progression and potential as a photographer.
BEDU was shot in the Little Sahara Desert, Utah with the following models: Celine Boucher, Spencer David, Chris Van Dine, Alex Graves, Jenny Hong, Vlada Kleynburg, Corigan Kushma, and Peter Sutherland.
60 pgs, 20 × 28 cm, Surbalin Hardcover, 2015, 9783942547505