Photographs by Brain Sweeney. Text by Stuart McKenzie.
Charta, 2010. 72 pp., 47 color illustrations, 8x10".
New Zealand-born, New York-based photographer
Brian Sweeney moves between long-distance
reverie and the documentation of pattern
and motif in landscape. Of this work, essayist
Stuart McKenzie writes that “you can’t look at
Sweeney’s photographs in Paradise Road and
find paradise in and of itself. Instead, they carefully
send you on your way, deflecting any pretense