Né vicino né lontano. A Lugo
Text by Samuel Becket and Giovanni Pascoli.
245 x 203 mm
Internationally renowned Irish photographer David Farrell took Giovanni Pascoli’s poem ‘In the Fog’ as the starting point for a series of enchanting and surreal photographs taken in the eastern Po Valley, which investigates the theme of the relationship between fog and the landscape. The photographer immersed himself in landscapes enveloped in a thick mist, creating mysterious images that allow glimpses of details that slowly emerge from the fog in a suspended atmosphere that, as suggested by the title of the work, makes them seem neither near nor far (in Italian, ‘né vicino né lontano’).1
About the Artist
David Farrell born Dublin (1961), read Chemistry at UCD graduating with a Ph.D in 1987. He has worked independently and on communion projects with Gogo Della Luna (Gudòk). Received the European Publishers Award for Photography in 2001 for Innocent Landscapes and has published three further books, Nè vicino nè lontano. A Lugo (2007), The Swallowing Tree (2014) and Before, During, After…Almost (2016). He has exhibited internationally including Houston FotoFest 2006, on four occasions at the Festival Internazionale di Fotografia, Rome and in China in 2008 and 2010.2
About the Publisher
punctum books, originally founded in Brooklyn, New York in 2011, and with editorial offices in Santa Barbara (USA) and The Hague (Netherlands), is an independent, not-for-profit, public benefit, 501(c)(3) corporation (application pending) registered in Santa Barbara, California. Punctum are an open-access publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry and writing across a whimsical para-humanities assemblage.3
External links & References
- “Né Vicino Né Lontano..” Photoeye https://www.photoeye.com/bookstore/citation.cfm?catalog=ZD627&i=9788895410111&i2=.
- “About” David Farrell https://davidfarrell.org/
- “About” punctum books https://punctumbooks.com/about/vision-statement/