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Beyond Maps and Atlases (SIGNED)

Bertien van Manen
Beyond Maps and Atlases (SIGNED)

Photographs by Bertien van Manen

MACK, 2016

First edition

Hardcover with tipped-in image

60 pp., 32 color illustrations

260 x 290 mm

ISBN 9781910164433

Item #2498

0.700 2498 EUR 40.00 EUR 25.00 Add to Cart

In this new body of work, Beyond Maps and Atlases, Bertien van Manen turns to Ireland. Van Manen says, ‘At first, working in Ireland I wasn’t sure what I was looking for. My husband had died. I dispensed with the people and reflected on the atmosphere. I was guided by a feeling and a search, a longing for some kind of meaning in a place of myths and legends. There was mystery and endlessness at the edge of a land beyond which is nothing but a vast expanse.’

Where can it be found again,
An elswhere world, beyond
Maps and atlases,
Where all is woven into
And of itself, like a nest
Of crosshatched grass blades?

Seamus Heaney

Read more:

The Guardian (interview), Colin Pantall's blog (review), ASX (review)

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