A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers

074 - Éanna de Fréine

Episode Summary

Eanna de Freine is an Irish photographer now based in Berlin, Germany and formerly in London, UK (2011-2012), Taipei, Taiwan (2013-2014) and Osaka, Japan (2015-2017). His work focuses on our urban experiences. Eanna attended Goldsmiths's College, London, and received an M.A. in Photography & Urban Cultures. In 2011, he founded The Velvet Cell, an independent photobook publisher with a specific focus on projects that explore urbanism, architecture and our modern way of living in cities. To date The Velvet Cell has published over 60 books - including Eanna's Tales From Beneath The Arches and several of his others - by both up and coming photographers and seasoned experts such as Peter Bialobrzeski, Toshio Shibata, Greg Girard and Alexander Gronsky. Eanna works closely with each artist and usually designs the books himself. In 2017, Eanna wrote and published for free the Indie Photobook Publishing Guide, aimed at teaching others all he has learnt in his years of book publishing.