Books: Tom Wood's Cinematic Photographs of County Mayo

By David Schonauer   Thursday October 14, 2021

UK-based photographer Tom Woods’s new book Irish Work brings together work made between 1972 and 2019, during Wood’s annual returns to County Mayo in the west of Ireland, the land from which his Catholic mother and Protestant father were forced to emigrate in the 1950s because of religious intolerance. “While Wood’s books have always felt Dickensian in spirit – gravitating around working-class people doing good amid social and economic strain – Irish Work possesses a distinctly Joycean quality,” notes AnOther.

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