Book Du Jour: Still by Patrick Hogan


Title of publication: Still
Name of artist: Patrick Hogan
Additional contributors: Essay by Colin Graham. Poem by Dermot Healy.
Design: Patrick Hogan
Editor: Patrick Hogan
Series name: Still
Publication date: Oct 2012
Place of publication: Tipperary, Ireland
Edition size: 500
Format: Hardcover in Cialux Material
Size: 240 mm x 190 mm
Number of pages: 96
Type of printing: 4 Colour Offset
Type of paper: Arctic Matt
Name of printer: Nicholson & Bass, Belfast, Ireland.
Number of pictures: 71
Price: €30 (€45 signed)
Description of book: ‘Still’ was made over two years in a remote part of Ireland. It’s a book about looking and trying to see. Sometimes, It’s about not being able to see. Mostly, it’s about intimacy with a person and a place and the failure of the photograph to ever truly represent that. It’s best experienced in a visual way because It makes no sense.
The best thing about self-publishing: Not having to put my name on the cover. The photographs inside become the signature.
Artist website: www.patrickhogan.ie
Press website:
Book Soundtrack: While I was making the book, I lived in a cottage. There was a cave beside the cottage. I recorded this performance by Caoimhín Ó’ Raghallaigh in the cave in 2011.

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