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IWM Contemporary: Edward Barber

Acclaimed documentary photographer Edward Barber captures the anti-nuclear protest movement in 1980s Britain in a new, free exhibition at IWM London this summer.

Taken originally to gain publicity for the movement, Barber’s collected body of work, Peace Signs today represents an important social document of these major protests against the presence of American nuclear cruise missiles in Britain between 1980 and 1984.

Of his work, Barber comments: 'I see this as preventative photography. The photographs here are both a celebration and a warning.'

Barber’s images will appear alongside a newly commissioned graphic installation entitled Mind Map of Anti-Nuclear Protest to create a social record of both individual and collective responses to war.

For more information about this exhibition, click here.