This Powerful Photo Series Contrasts The Daily Diets Of World Elites And Their Subjects

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“Power Hungry”, by artists Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin , brings inequality through history into sharp relief.

Henry Hargreaves / Caitlin Levin

Henry Hargreaves / Caitlin Levin

This project began with a look at the foods historical dictators have eaten. Quickly, though, our endeavor evolved as we saw stark similarities between past and present. It became abundantly clear how authoritarian regimes throughout history have used food as a weapon, systematically oppressing, silencing, and killing people through starvation.


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