Over the last number of years Ireland has seen unprecedented growth and prosperity.
The new nationwide motorway system linking main areas of populations is dramatically changing the topographical landscape of the country forever.
Between 2001-2003 the artist documented the borderlands of the new motorway system and the existing hinterland and how this change is leaving its permanent mark on the landscape.
The photos show snippets of landscape, not as an illustration of reality but rather as images of a potential reality of this landscape. The somewhat disorientating photographs show us places that we do not know about, too transitional to be nature, places whose initial function we have long forgotten about, even if they have retained traces of it.
What interests him and what he photographs is the appropriation of such places, and traces of activities reveal them in their true nature, and restore a new reality to them. These are mutations of the landscape: which through new and often fleeting uses take on a different meaning, a meaning that the observer can deduce through their own experience.
Finalist, LensCulture Earth Awards:
Chasing storms yields stunningly dramatic meteorological landscapes, whose inherent drama is informed by the photographer's decades-long career in Hollywood.
Working in the tradition of an on-the-road artist, these photos from the Atlantic coast use the central theme of water to explore ideas of deterioration, survival and growth.
For hundreds of years, the direct descendants of enslaved Africans have kept alive their unique cultural traditions in the southeastern United States. Despite bondage, a Civil War, segregation, the community thrived—but today, a historic way of life is threatened, a unique piece of America's cultural mosaic could be lost forever.
A new book reveals 64 images of the much-censored public protests that took place at Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989 — however, to "see" the real images you must use your smartphone or tablet to invert the colors of the printed images so the negatives are seen in "real" colors. Thus, this art book has multiple dimensions and layered meanings.