This book showcases Chris Killip's photography from 1969 to 2005, and is a retrospective of a photographer who has influenced an entire generation of younger documentary photographers. Arbeit / Work presents several of Killip's longterm projects, primarily in North England, which explore the working and living conditions of people through portraits as well as images of landscapes and architecture. This comprehensive publication includes Killip's early portraits for the first time in book form, as well as images made in Ireland and on the Isle of Man.
Chris Killip, born on the Isle of Man in 1946, is a Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University where he has taught since 1991. His works are held in the permanent collections of, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York; George Eastman House, Rochester; the Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Museum Folkwang, Essen; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Tate, London; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. His books include Isle of Man (1980), Pirelli Work (2006), Here Comes Everybody (2009), Seacoal (2011) and arbeit/work (2012).
Edited by Museum Folkwang
Hardback / Clothbound
144 pages, 28.5 x 26.5 cm
German / English