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The Brooks Press of Wirksworth : Chris Brooks, Hardback Book

The Brooks Press of Wirksworth : Chris Brooks Hardback


Chris Brooks. For almost ten years Brooks has been returning to his childhood home in Derbyshire to photograph the land and research the story of his familys printing press, a business which he knew very little about due to the death of his father when he was a teenager.By employing a mixture of exquisitely composed, atmospheric, large format colour portraits and landscapes combined with archival fragments and pages of letterpress, Chris Brooks examines the pull of history and the complicated nature of belonging and family.By doing so, he draws our attention to the constantly changing meaning of what it is to be in and


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 136 pages, 64 colour photographs, 18 pages of Letterpress
  • Publisher: The Brooks Press
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  • Category: Art & Photography
  • ISBN: 9781527227705



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