Lush, colorful interiors of abandoned Irish rural houses, with such striking images that it becomes easy to forget that [Creedon] is documenting the crushing effect of years of emigration and poverty in his native land. --Publishers Weekly
In faded jewel tones, Creedon captures the melancholy of abandonment and neglect and evokes nostalgia for simpler times in Irish society. --Library Journal
David Creedon's haunting photographs of abandoned Irish emigrants' homes are all the more ghostly for their lively colors and poignant period props. --Salon.com
About the Author
David Creedon was born in Cork, Ireland. His work has received international acclaim and is regularly published. He has previously exhibited in galleries and museums in New York, London, Chicago, Bucharest, Sarajevo, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Nicosia, Thessaloniki and Sofia, as well as in galleries throughout Ireland. His work has been described 'as one of the most significant collections of photography in contemporary Ireland and will be amongst the most important works of Irish art in years to come', while another critic wrote, 'His photographs transcend the documentary form and enter the realm of art, they are poems in photographs'.