'Diary Rooms' captures thoughts from the frontline
A war artist who found a unique way to capture a snapshot of what was in the hearts and minds of service men and women on the front line in Afghanistan is on a new mission.
In 2011 Derek Eland asked those he met to each write their unique story or a poem on a postcard to create a self portrait. These were later turned into a series of "Diary Rooms." Now he wants to take these dusty handwritten postcards and publish them as an insight into conflict in a book called "In Our Own Words."
For a video of some of these postcards go here.
This project - 'In our Own Words' -is now going to be a book, and here you'll find more photos and details on the plans..