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Find the Poo

JOE SHYLLIT sees the world a little differently. Where one person might see a stack of timber wrapped in twine, Shyllit sees the camoulage for his 10-year-old cockapoo Farfel’s morning excrement. His new hardcover photobook, Find the Poo: Without Worrying Where You Step, collects two dozen photographs of innocent-looking landscapes. Within each of them lurks a dog turd.

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