Irina Rozovsky is a photographer born in the USSR, and raised - and living - in the USA.
On her website she states that she « makes photographs of people and places, transforming external landscapes into interior states. »
She has published several photobooks: "One to Nothing" (Kehrer, 2011), "Island in my Mind" (Kettler, 2015) and more recently "In Plain Air" (Mack, 2021), after a project about Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York.
© Portrait (uncredited) taken from the Aperture website
Presentation by Mack: " In Plain Air is a lyrical portrait of Brooklyn's Prospect Park as seen through Rozovsky's studies of its visitors, each seeking escape from the din of the city beyond. The seed of the idea for the work was planted ten years ago when Rozovsky took a small motorboat around the park's southern lake. Floating by the tree-lined shore,...