Let’s Take the Wrong Way Home
Izabela Szczutkowska

Let's Take the Wrong Way Home, Izabela Szczutkowska

Let's Take the Wrong Way Home, Izabela SzczutkowskaLet’s Take the Wrong Way Home
Izabela Szczutkowska
PhotoIreland

English

Designed by Ángel Luis González Fernández.

 

Softcover
Edition of 200
36 pages
148 × 210 mm
2020
ISBN Not Available

 

Let’s Take the Wrong Way Home is a collection of photomontage works representing landscapes that do not exist, an exercise in creation, destruction and after Vilém Flusser ‘playing against the camera’ to test the limits of what freedom means in engagement with the apparatuses of photography. Each piece is created by montaging image fragments into a new image form, a desire to unify distant realities and memories by using a combination of both the digital technologies of photographic remote viewing and Szczutkowska’s own analogue photographs.
Textual errors, caused by the speed of broadband, result in a hybrid of urban-rural, digital-analogue, human and non-human, present moment and remembered and the visual treatment becomes immersive to the representation of the subject matter of her work. Dislocation finds its place in between the images that emerge. This publication was produced as part of the Inspirational Arts Award 2020, where each finalist received a TLP Edition of their graduate project. Izabela Szczutkowska represented the Technological University Dublin.

(source: https://www.thelibraryproject.ie/collections/tlp-editions/products/lets-take-the-wrong-way-home)

About the Artist

Izabela Szczutkowska specialises in analogue photography, darkroom printing and processes. Originally from Wrocław (Poland) and currently based in Cork, her research focuses on the subjects of home, memory and identity. She graduated from Photography Studies (2012) and from Film and TV Production (2014) at St. John’s Central College Cork and completed her BA (Hons) Photography degree at Technological University Dublin.
(source: https://www.tudublinphotography.ie/2020/year4/izabela-szczutkowska)

About the Series
TLP Editions are an ongoing collection of contemporary photographic projects in the form of accessible and inexpensive publications by PhotoIreland. These A5 sized booklets present a standard format throughout the series, with 36 pages each, a cover with a text block of under 140 words that introduces the project, and the title and the artist name only available on the contra cover. The project creates a node of opportunities as it allows photographers to enter the publishing arena, while facilitating access to contemporary artistic practices to the general public.
(source: https://www.100archive.com/projects/tlp-editions)

About the Publisher
Founded in 2009, PhotoIreland was conceived as an organisation that would stimulate a dialogue around Photography in Ireland by developing a varied array of initiatives and events with a strong participative approach.
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