Chris Killip - Here Comes Everybody: Chris Killip's Irish Photographs
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- Hardcover, 96 pages, 121 illustrations, 78 in colour, 24 x 33 x 2 cm
- Published by Thames & Hudson, 2009
Here Comes Everybody is a phrase that echoes repeatedly in James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, and as such it aptly captures the intense poetry of this new collection of photographs taken over repeated trips to Ireland between 1993 and 2005. On each visit Killip attended the annual pilgrimages at Croagh Patrick and Maamen in the West of Ireland, places of wild beauty and ancient spirituality.
His poignant photographs of the pilgrims' trek are complemented by landscapes, townscapes, and details photographed in the West of Ireland and beyond: seaside bathing spots, whitewashing cottages, street scenes, drystone walls, and shrines to the Virgin. These images include the first color photographs Killip has ever published.