Laugarás, Iceland

by Bob O'Connor

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Artist Statement

 

The rural landscape of Iceland is full of horses that are allowed to run wild for most of the year. Unfortunately, this also means that the horses aren't that interested in seeing people with cameras. Every time I got out of the car to attempt a photograph, the horses would turn and run away. On the last day of the trip, after two weeks of trying, I found some horses that were cooperative and let me photograph them. It took a bribe, in the form of some green apples and grass, but I think we all won out in the end. I got my photograph and they got a tasty snack.

 

Bob O'Connor

 

Bob O'Connor lives in the suburbs outside of Boston with his two Australian Shepherd dogs, Sophie and Grace. His commercial work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Fast Company, Technology Review, Dwell and London Telegraph. O'Connor's work has also been shown at Jen Bekman Gallery (Hey, Hot Shot! Winter 2006), the Photographic Resource Center and the Griffin Museum of Photography. He was named one of 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch by PDN in 2006.  

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