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Across the Cut

Sale price£45.00

RRB Photobooks, January 2019
Hardcover, blue cloth
25 x 28.5 cm
136 pages
First Edition of 800 copies

ISBN: 9781999727543


  • 3rd January 2019
  • RRB Photobooks
  • Indigo Cloth, Hardcover
  • Size 250 x 285 mm
  • Extent 136 pages
  • ISBN 9781999727543
  • More Info

Krass Clement’s 'Across the Cut' stems from a short visit he made to Bristol in June 2016. He had been invited to speak at Photobook Bristol and also to discuss a potential future publishing project. He had not planned this book but it developed during his stay. Unlike many of his other works, he started editing and sequencing his images as soon as he returned to Denmark. The time in Bristol coincided with the run-up to the UK referendum on future membership of the European Union. The notion that Britain may leave the EU troubled Krass Clement  deeply, and no doubt it influenced his mood and perception as he was taking the photographs.

The ambiguities of being left behind, loneliness, feelings of limbo and powerlessness are present in all of Krass Clement’s books and are not place-specific, but nonetheless few show this as powerfully as his images around Bristol’s Cut.

The Cut is an artificially constructed waterway which was built in the early 19th Century to help to create a floating harbour. It is about 3 kilometers long and divides Bristol, with the traditionally more affluent part being located on the North side. Most of Krass Clement’s pictures were taken on the South side.

You can read more about the making of Across the Cut over on our blog