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.
A strong and unexpected photographic exploration of the controversial hijab; as the Yemeni-American photographer behind the project tells us, "Woman's rights will come when we can fully respect a woman no matter how she looks or where she comes from."
This brilliant photobook is an intimate diary-like exploration of personal and cultural identity, compiled by French-born, who travels to Algiers to discover his father's homeland and to meet his extended family for the first time.
A quarter century after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Empire's shadow continues to be felt across Europe and Asia—five photographers offer their views on this continually relevant topic.