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AVAILABLE EXHIBITIONS

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Interludes: Clouds, Snow, Field Work

Solo exhibition at Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Provincetown, MA USA. December 3, 2010 through January 30, 2011.
http://www.paam.org


Rachel Giese: The Donegal Pictures

All 79 photographs from the book, framed, each 14'" X 16" (35.5 cm X 40.5). A documentary study in black and white of a remote Irish-speaking farming and sheepherding community in northwest Donegal, the life and landscape."A lyrical portrayal of a place and a lifestyle . . . captures the textures of the land and the people vividly." –Robert Taylor, Art Critic, The Boston Globe. Published by Wake Forest University Press. This exhibition is available from the Donegal County Museum, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland: http://www.dun-na-ngall.com/museum.html


Sweeney's Flight

All 34 photographs from the book (with poet Seamus Heaney), matted, each 20" X 22" (51 cm X 56 cm approx.). "Inspired by Seamus Heaney's poems, and notably by his version of the medieval saga Buile Suibhne, the American photographer, Rachel Giese [Brown] has produced a stunning portfolio of pictures of the northern Irish landscape, covering the boundaries of Mad Sweeney's original kingdom of Dal-Arie. She has resourcefully followed the clues to topography and the natural world in Sweeney's wanderings..." (From Faber & Faber book jacket.) This exhibition is available from the photographer: Rachel Brown, brown.dejean@gmail.com


Pinhole Camera: "The Women's Wing/L'aile des femmes"

30 photographs on hand-coated paper in various sizes. A pinhole camera study of an abandoned mental asylum for women, dating from the 18th to the 20th c. in St.Lizier, France, in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Supported by the Conseil Général of Ariège, and Intervalle Art Contemporain. 2005.  This exhibition is available from the photographer: Rachel Brown, brown.dejean@gmail.com


Solstice

Sixteen photographs of Ireland, West Mayo and Connemara, at summer and winter solstices. This exhibition is available from the photographer: Rachel Brown, brown.dejean@gmail.com


Migration: A Kaleidoscopic Pilgrimage

Thirty-five photographs of Ireland, France and Spain. "My own experience as an émigré has shown that memories and dream images of the past are most often of the small and ordinary things, places, and moments; the surprise of what is remembered." (From the photographer's exhibition statement.) ""Rachel Brown's photographic studies of places visited resonate with a quiet history and individual images could easily be from another lost era." (From the project press release. The project is described in the résumé under group exhibitions.) This exhibition is available from the Tyrone Guthrie Arts Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss, County Monaghan, Ireland: http://www.tyroneguthrie.ie/


Field Work

Twenty photographs, matted, each 20" X 22" (51 cm X 56 cm approx). A documentary study of the things people make as part of their work, creating a new landscape, interacting with nature, rebuilding the architecture of place. Examples: machine-cut turf (Ireland), cotton modules in Texas cotton fields, drystone walls (Northern Ireland), German WWII bunker on an eroding coast in France, haystacks (France). “...Exceptional mention is due to the outstanding picture essay by Rachel Giese Brown, entitled ‘Field Work’. Her remarkable photographs are like epiphanies....” (Rosita Boland in a review of Irish Pages for the Irish Times, 18 December 2004) This exhibition is available from the photographer: Rachel Brown, brown.dejean@gmail.com


Nuages Croyables

Over twenty photographs to date, matted, each 20" X 22" (51 cm X 56 cm approx.) of an ongoing project of clouds, clouds and landscape. The title borrowed from a line of the French poet Joseph Guglielmi, this small exhibition is available from the photographer: Rachel Brown, brown.dejean@gmail.com


Ulster

Seventy-nine photographs of the life and landscape of Ulster, with emphasis on the Six Counties, from the years 1984-1994.This collection includes thirty photographs on the subject of Ulster's children which are sometimes exhibited separately. This exhibition is available from the photographer: Rachel Brown, brown.dejean@gmail.com


Snow: Work in Progress


 

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