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Solo exhibition at Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Provincetown, MA USA. December 3, 2010 through January 30, 2011.
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:
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sixteen photographs of Ireland, West Mayo and Connemara, at summer and winter solstices. This exhibition is available from the photographer: Rachel Brown, email@example.com
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/
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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