The traditions, biases and ranks inside modern British military spaces

By Brennavan Sritharan

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Over 2014, Ross Young photographed the military barracks near his home in Belfast. Driving to work in the morning, the 25-year-old would pass the barracks, seeing scattered buildings beyond barbed-wire walls.

“I became really fascinated by the modern military,” he says. “What they do, how they have changed, who they are, what they stand for now.”

The nephew of a lieutenant colonel, he gained access to the barracks and photographed everything: portraits of the soldiers, the buildings, beds, dorms, gyms and churches. But it was the communal eating areas that held his gaze.

“Everything is split by rank. The …read more

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