The Giants Causeway (2015)
Colour photograph (C-type) by Emma Gornall


  • Colour photograph (C-type), Paper
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  • Size: 16.54 × 11.69 × 0 in (unframed) / 16.54 × 11.69 in (actual image size)
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Emma Gornall

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Taking at dusk on the north coast of Ireland at the mythical Giants Causeway.

According to legend, the columns are the remains of a causeway built by a giant. The story goes that the Irish giant Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn MacCool), from the Fenian Cycle of Gaelic mythology, was challenged to a fight by the Scottish giant Benandonner. Fionn accepted the challenge and built the causeway across the North Channel so that the two giants could meet. Fionn hides from Benandonner when he realises that his foe is much bigger than he. Fionn's wife, Oonagh, disguises Fionn as a baby and tucks him in a cradle. When Benandonner sees the size of the 'baby', he reckons that its father, Fionn, must be a giant among giants. He flees back to Scotland in fright, destroying the causeway behind him so that Fionn could not follow. Across the sea, there are identical basalt columns.

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