It Starts With Silence by Richard Gosnold. First edition (2021). First impression. Medium format hardback in new condition. No markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About It Starts With Silence
“‘It Starts With Silence’ takes the viewer on a deeply personal journey, a search for understanding and solace. It depicts my struggle to see beauty in the world, whilst also knowing that I was powerless to help my wife and daughter.
It is about living in the political landscape of Northern Ireland, a place to which Denise was desperate to return, a place that I am still seeking to understand, whilst attempting to reconcile my feelings and beliefs, and reflecting upon how our personal tragedy would have evolved. Had we remained living in England.
Employing photography, texts and ephemera, I try to communicate the complexities of my emotions, while reflecting upon state sanctioned violence, forced birth, baby loss and lack of access to compassionate healthcare.” – Richard Gosnold
Richard Ian Gosnold is a photographic artist, based in Northern Ireland. His practice is influenced by his interest in the relationship between socio-political issues. As well as the vulnerability of humans and the environment.
Positioning himself as a storyteller, he employs various photographic processes. By which he then communicates his ideas. Previous artworks have covered themes such as: belonging, isolation, transience and loss.
After graduating from Ulster University with an MFA, he has been the recipient of awards from the Arts Council of Northern Irelan. He was shortlisted for the Unseen Photobook Award, Amsterdam in 2019.
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