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A compiled selection of archived holiday images, the hardback book is a beautifully sensitive meditation on the unique intimacies of queer friendship. All shot against the backdrop of the idyllic southern Italian coast, ‘New Order’ tenderly frames naked bodies on the beach or passionate kisses behind rocks as radical expressions of queer joy and freedom. The photographs are accompanied by an introduction and interview by writer and photographer Gilda Bruno, as well as essays by art critics Sean Burns and Giosué Prezioso. In the words of Bruno, ‘with New Order, the photographer embarks on a symbolic trip that takes them back to Italy — the motherland by whom, as a queer child and teenager, they often felt rejected — to establish a new, renovated connection with their roots.’ The series of pictures depict queer bodies and individuals in rural frameworks in an attempt to honour existence and belonging beyond the urban and underground. They also pay homage to the particular queer visual history of the southern Italian regions, a topic explored in the essay by Prezioso. According to Burns ‘‘they’re angling at what it means for queerness to be an embodied knowledge and experience that brings about beautiful, meaningful summers, hot friendships, sweaty embraces and late-night sea swims”. Dani d’Ingeo (born 1994) is an Italian photographer and filmmaker based in London. They graduated from a Master’s Degree in Photography at London College of Communication (UAL) in 2017. Their practice of vernacular photography focuses on the queer experience. Their work has been featured on Vice, i-D and Paper magazine amongst other publications.