Ireland

On the Edge of Europe

TOIBIN, Colm Taal: Engels

Gebonden

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AgnSs Pataux has travelled extensively throughout Ireland, photographing its ancient, majestic, nature-dominated landscapes. Her photographs intense and solitary speak to us of the primordial forces of nature, forces that have shaped both the extraordinary natural environs and the psyche of an enduring people, the Irish. Pataux is bound to particular sites, attracted by geological formations and manmade phenomena: the famine walls of the 1840s; the rugged Burren coast, blanketed in grey limestone, crisscrossed by splits and cracks that form a haunting geometry; Connemara with its wild and desolate bogs; County Antrim where nature has created the monolithic, hexagonal-shaped stone pavements of the mythological Giant's Causeway; and the coasts of the Aran Islands with their high cliffs beaten and broken by endless waves. Finally, the portraits of the men of these Emerald Islands show a people profoundly marked by their environment one that has shaped the people, the one that the people in turn have
ISBN
9788874390298
Vorm
Gebonden
Uitgever
5 Continents Editions
Druk
1e
Verschenen
01-01-2003
Taal
Engels
Genre
Kunst & Cultuur
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