The Journey Is the Destination
Duration: 119 min
Actors: Kelly Macdonald, Maria Bello, Ella Purnell, Ben Schnetzer, Sam Hazeldine, Tanroh Ishida, Gugun Deep Singh, Abby Quinn, Evan Marsh, James Gracie, Yusra Warsama, Mpho Osei Tutu, Tom Fairfoot, Ashley Dowds, Egidio Coccimiglio
Dan Eldon, who was only 22 when he was chased down and killed by an angry mob in Somalia, was one of the youngest photographic stringers in Africa. But his journalistic work, which had appeared in Time and Newsweek, showed only a small part of his talent. Eldon excelled as an artist in his collages, which combined his photographs of Africa with paint, pastiche, pop culture images, advertising, and official documents. The Journey Is the Destination collects pages from the 17 scrapbooks that held his art. Chronicling his work from age 14 through his death at 22, this volume is startling not only in the intensity and thoughtfulness of the pages, but also in the fact that someone so young could have this kind of artistic depth and insight.