We send photobooks to anywhere in the world. UK shipping no more than £4.50 and free for orders over £100.

Steinholt


by Christopher Taylor
Steinholt
by Christopher Taylor
£38.00

Ready for despatch within 7 days of order

Delivery and returns information Add to wishlist

Publisher's Description

Steinholt is a house in the fishing village of Þórshöfn in the remote northeast corner of Iceland. Built in 1929 by my wife’s paternal grandparents, the house was given a name before there was a street. My wife, Álfheiður, was named after her grandmother. The closeness of their relationship and the unexpected circumstances by which we came to acquire this small house, are where the photographic project begins. Informed by stories and written accounts, I have retraced the movements of my wife’s ancestors as they criss-crossed the landscape, in search of work or a place to live. The resulting series of black and white analogue photographs compiled over the last five years are an attempt to interpret the past and investigate the origin of names as a means to inhabiting the landscape.« (Christopher Taylor)

A trained zoologist and self taught photographer, Christopher Taylor (b.1958) has traveled extensively in France, Iceland, Japan, India, and China. He has held critically acclaimed solo and group exhibitions in Paris, Madrid, London, Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, and Calcutta, and is represented by Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris, and Tasveer, India.

Publisher: Kehrer

Size: 220 x 220 mm

160 pages, 60 duotone illustrations

English, Icelandic

ISBN 978-3-86828-766-0

ISBN 13
9783868287660
Publisher
Kehrer
Date Published
2017
Binding
Hardcover
Binding Additional
Half-cloth hardcover
Standard UK Delivery

Order value under £100: £4.50 per order (however many titles)
Order value over £100: Free shipping
Click here for full details...

International Delivery

Europe: £9 per item (Europe as defined by https://www.royalmail.com/europe)
Other territories: £17 per item
(Some heavy items are charged extra for overseas orders. If this applies, it will be noted on the title's webpage.)
Click here for full details...

Write your own review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register


Follow us on social media