Robin Gillanders – Ian's Fleet
a book published by Peter Foolen Editions in November 2012.
This book is showing a sequence of 15 photographs taken by Robin Gillanders of the fleet of boats made by Ian Hamilton Finlay. This 'regatta' of toy sail boats took place with Ian Hamilton Finlay on Lochan Eck, Stonypath, Little Sparta, in June 2002.
24 pages, softcover bound, 20 x 24 cm
printed in duotone by Lecturis, Eindhoven
edition of 300 copies
there is also a special limited edition published with this book:
an original photograph, numbered and signed by Robin Gillanders in an edition of 25 copies. The silver gelatine photograph is printed by Robin Gillanders on Ilford Warmtone Multigrade FB paper (see image above)
Price publication £ 10 / € 12,50
publication with edition £ 100 / € 125
Robin Gillanders is a photographer living in Edinburgh and he had a long-time association with Ian Hamilton Finlay, having done many collaborations with him. In 1998 the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh made an exhibition, and published a book, of his photographs of Little Sparta.
In 1994 I published, with Peninsula Foundation, Eindhoven, a collaboration of Ian Hamilton Finlay and Robin Gillanders, the photographic print Seasons for the portfolio Dear Stieglitz,. In 1995 Peninsula published Brount of Ian Hamilton Finlay with photographs by Robin Gillanders.