“How do you define Sudan? And how does Sudan define you?”
These are two important questions as tensions continue to rise along the borders of Sudan and South Sudan.
Border clashes and rows about oil wealth cloud the relationship between South Sudan and Sudan eight months after the south seceded, with some fearing a new outbreak of open warfare.
One man with a rare insight into the two countries is photographer Tim McKulka. He spent five years travelling to every state in the united Sudan – then Africa’s biggest country – to produce his recently released book We’ll Make Our Homes Here: Sudan at the Referendum.
Here he explains why he decided to undertake such an ambitious project through a stunning slide show.