Tag: Matt Sutton

Living with bombs: Laos and legacy of war | World news | guardian.co.uk

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Photographer Matt Sutton reports on the work of MAG (Mines Advisory Group) in Laos. The country was hit by an average one B52 bomb-load every eight minutes, 24 hours a day, between 1964 and 1973. Of the 260m “bombies” that rained down, particularly on Xieng Khouang province, 80m failed to explode, leaving a deadly legacy. These photos were taken over the past 12 years and are part of an ongoing book project. The book, Legacy of a Secret, was runner-up for the Leica European Publisher’s award

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