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Cork City Singles 1992
Kevin O’Farrell

Cork City Singles 1992 Kevin O'Farrell

Cork City Singles 1992 Kevin O'FarrellCork City Singles 1992
Kevin O’Farrell
Café Royal Books


Edition of 250
36 pages
140 x 200 mm
ISBN Not Available


This CRB edition features Kevin O’Farrell’s photographs of matchmaking events around Cork City in 1992. The Sunday Tribune commissioned him to document an event at the Metropole Hotel which took place over three days and saw over 300 singles flock to the capital to find love. The event saw mostly men and some married people as divorce would not be legal for another five years.

About the Artist
Kevin O’Farrell is an Irish documentary photographer. He studied photography in Gwent College of Higher Education, Newport in the 70’s. His work has been published in The British Journal of Photography, Amateur Photographer Magazine, Creative Camera, Irish Times and Wooden Boat Magazine. He has exhibited work throughout Ireland and Europe and hi work exhibited  as solo shows at the Side Gallery, Newcastle UK and the Corner House in Manchester.

About the Publisher
Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent publisher based in Southport, England. Originally set up as a way to disseminate art, in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally while not relying on ‘the gallery’. Café Royal Books publishes artist’s books and zines as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines. The photographic publications are part of a long ongoing series, generally working with photographers and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.

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