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Author/Artist Hart, Paul, 1980- photographer.
Title Farmed / Paul Hart.
UNIF TITLE Photographs. Selections
Publisher Stockport : Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2016.
Description 104 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Barcode Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 300507994  MoMA Offsite Oversize  TR660 .H395 2016    AVAILABLE
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The Fens, a region of reclaimed marshland in eastern England, is one of the richest arable areas in the UK. Paul Hart has been photographing this landscape of agribusiness over the last six years. In FARMED he explores this wide-open environment, a linear landscape of straight lines and flat horizons, which is monoculture at it s core. Hart's narrative pinpoints the objects that remain when all that surrounds has been cleared by modern agricultural practice. He conveys nature s vulnerability within this unsheltered and unprotected environment. Hart's working method is in the vein of documentary, exploring our relationship to the landscape by highlighting elements that are so often overlooked. He employs the analogue process and traditional darkroom techniques, to convey something of the soulful in a landscape that is rarely considered. As Steven Brown says in his introductory essay: 'Hart s photographs raise important questions about possession, ownership, mobility, stewardship, history, memory, perspective the list goes on. But none of these would matter much if the photographs were not, in their attention to the poetry of the place, earnest and moving.'
LC subject Hart, Paul, 1980- -- Catalogs.
Landscape photography -- England -- Fens, The.
Other subject Fens, The (England) -- Pictorial works.
Landscape photography.
England -- Fens, The.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Illustrated works.
Photobooks -- England -- 2016.
Exhibition catalogs.
Illustrated works.
ISBN 1907893970
WorldCat no. 949144265

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