Zed Nelson
Projects
South Sudan - The Nation Makers

Africa's largest country has officially split in two. The Republic of South Sudan is the world's newest nation, achieving independence on July 9th 2011, following Africa's longest-running civil war.

Zed Nelson's acutely observed environmental portraits reveal the new power structures of South Sudan’s inexperienced ruling elite, and the adventurers, businessmen and aid workers who have descended on this fledgling nation.