Dylan Davies, 35 years old, was born in South Africa. He graduated from the AAA School of Advertising in Cape Town. His work experience draws in 13 years as an art director which has allowed him to work full time in Cape Town, Kenya and Ireland. Dylan spent 26 months in Ireland photographing his series, Knocknacree, which we share with you today.
A weekend refuge from the humdrum of city living, the solitude of Stradbally, Co. Waterford seemed the most unlikely of locations to serve as a backdrop to a 26 month photographic study. The serenity when interrogated would part with the most unassuming and generous of characters and over time would reveal its true self. I moved through the countryside in every possible direction and every now and then this quietest of characters would reveal something of itself through its inhabitants. The more time I spent there, the more this hard landscape would soften. The more it would let me in. The more I would understand.
To view more of Dylan’s work please visit his website.