Закрыть ... [X]

About 20 years ago, photographer Don McCullin was at a crossroads. He wouldn’t call it a midlife crisis – nothing as banal as that – more of a loose end with a philosophical edge.

He needed a project that wasn’t about war, and his mind turned to his old friend Bruce Chatwin, who he had often travelled with, and an inspiring journey they’d taken together in the 1970s to an old Roman town in Algeria.

McCullin decided that his next project should be to photograph the frontiers of the Roman Empire in north Africa. It was an intimidating prospect. He was in his early 60s, and, he says, ‘Bear in mind I didn’t go to school or university or anything like that; I’m just a silly old photographer, not an...