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Jamie Hawkesworth: The British Isles
6 July 2021 @ 18:30 - 22:00
The British Isles
We’ll be waiting for you on Tuesday, July 6th from 6.30pm
The British Isles is an account of thirteen years of life across the United Kingdom, as seen through the lens of Jamie Hawkesworth. In this sprawling sequence of portraits and landscapes, Hawkesworth surveys the characters and terrains that make up the everyday fabric of his home country: schoolchildren and shopworkers, markets and estates, priests and professionals, cities and construction sites.
These photographs chart an alternative history of this eventful period of British history; a period punctuated by austerity, referenda, celebration, and conflict. And yet as much as a historical document this book is an exercise in curiosity, presenting a radically democratising portrait of the United Kingdom in which individuals, buildings and natural scenes are imbued with Hawkesworth’s generous and dignifying eye.
Jason Fulford’s exhibition ‘Picture Summer on Kodak Film’, now on show at Micamera, with a selection of works from his latest monograph published by MACK in 2020, will be extended for the occasion.
The British Isles (MACK, 2021)
Hardback, 24 x 30,5 cm
208 pages, color photographs
€60 – get your copy here