Ruth Connolly (Ireland)
Title: If You'd Lived Here, You'd be Home by Now
Photographer: Ruth Connolly
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: The Velvet Cell
Place of publication: London, UK
Edition: 500, hand-numbered & hand-signed copies
Dimensions: 230 x 175 mm
Pages: 56 + cover
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About the book
Shot between 2013 and 2014, ‘If you lived here, you’d be home by now’ questions the existence and function of Ireland’s ghost estates – housing estates that were built throughout Ireland, but never occupied due to the the economic crash of 2008.
Ruth Connolly is an Irish photographer and visual artist. She graduated in 2014 with an MA in Photography from Central Saint Martins, London, and has exhibited both in Ireland and abroad. She currently lives in Dublin where she works as a photographer and photography lecturer.