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Familie: Family
Maurice Gunning
Self Published
English, Romanian

Texts by Tríona Collins and Ștefan Dărăbuș.

144 pages
240 x 260 mm
ISBN Not Available

Familie: Family is an intimate photobook revealing the home life of children with disabilities in Romania. This project is an extension of Maurice’s exploration of humanitarian work, which began when he was appointed artist in residence with the Burren Chernobyl Project in Belarus.1

About the Artist

Maurice Gunning, MFA, is an award winning Irish photographer and documentary filmmaker. Appointed to the position of artist in residence at many cultural institutions, Gunning continues to exhibit internationally with support from the Irish Arts Council and Culture Ireland. Investing considerable time into the research and making of his work, he has received the Irish Centre for Human Rights photography prize and a Humanity Photo Award in collaboration with UNESCO. He is currently a member of the advisory panel with the PhotoIreland Foundation. Since 2016, Gunning has been the photographer and art director with Irish music label, Raelach Records, and continues in his role as photographer in residence with the Irish World Academy. 2

External links & References

  1. “Maurice Gunning” The Copper House
  2. “Photographer in Residence” Irish World Academy