TITLE 25 Lemon Trees,
No Gardeners
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AUTHORS Klara Källström
Thobias Fäldt
Kajsa Ekis Ekman
DESIGN Klara Källström
Thobias Fäldt
1:2:3
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25 Lemon Trees, No Gardeners

In 25 Lemon Trees, No Gardeners, Klara Källström and Thobias Fäldt follow up on the media depiction of the Greek crisis, a continuous project first published by B-B-B-Books in 2011 (Europe, Greece, Athens, Acropolis).

In the summer of 2015, Källström and Fäldt happened to travel along the decision making of the so called Trojka - the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, and the meetings that started off in Brussels on June 23rd, continued to Berlin and subsequently lead up to the bailout referendum held in Greece on July 5th.

The vantage point for 25 Lemon Trees, No Gardeners is a fake news story concocted by some of the major European news outlets. The headlines exclaimed that the Evangelismos Hospital in Athens had 45 employed gardeners but no garden and this came to be a perfect metaphor for the reasons behind the Greek economic crisis, and presumably Greek wastefulness. The truth of the matter however, was that the hospital indeed had no garden, but neither did it have any gardeners. Upon closer inspection, it did however have 25 lemon trees. (...)

Photographs by
Klara Källström & Thobias Fäldt
Final art by Mane Radmanović
Text by Kajsa Ekis Ekman
Text editing by
Johannes Wahlström
Design by KK+TF
(first made for EGAA by 1:2:3, 2011)
Edited by KK+TF
48 pages with 46 black and white plates
20.5 x 30.5 cm / 8.1 x 12 in
Black and white offset
Soft cover and case
Stapled
Edition: 300
ISBN: ISBN: 978-91-980069-8-8

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