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Ireland 1986
Bertrand Carrière
Cafe Royal Books


Edited by Craig Atkinson


First Edition
36 pages
140 x 200 mm
ISBN Not available

A series of images taken throughout Ireland in the 80’s whist Carrière was on a trip to Ireland.

About the Artist

Bertrand Carrière is a photographer and video artist who actively exhibits and publishes his work across Canada and in Europe. In the last 40 years, Bertrand Carrière has put together a large body of photographic work that is varied and very personal. His works can be divided in two main axes. First, there is a documentary approach that encompasses landscapes – small and vast – and portraits. Using time, memory and history, he explores stories that are bound to the land, traces of which persist to this day. Then in a second axe, he explores the intimate life around him. In a daily practice, he explores reality for its fictional potential and autobiographical echoes. All his work goes to produce images that highlight the irregularities and poetical ambiguities in the visible world.

About the Publisher

Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent publisher based in Southport, England. Originally set up as a way to disseminate art, in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally while not relying on ‘the gallery’. Café Royal Books publishes artist’s books and zines as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines. The photographic publications are part of a long ongoing series, generally working with photographers and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.

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