Tuesday, 9 February 2010

::exhibitions::




29 Sept-09 Oct 2010. Brighton Photo Fringe Festival, ArtsForum Exhibition at Media Centre.







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23 Sept-24 Oct. 2010. International Photography Festival in Rome, curated by Marc Prust


My project Traces Within is part of the Photography and Publishing section at Fotografia International Festival. It will be exhibited as an online gallery and a dummy at the MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome.
















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17 Oct-29 Nov. 2009, OPEN '09 From Here juried exhibition.





















view of my installation, Nov.09


preview
Title
OPEN 09: From Here
Artist/s
Peter Ainsworth, Jon Barraclough, Anthony Carr, Caleb Churchill, Eleanor Cleasby, Danny Corgan, Emma Critchley, Alice Evans, Monica Fernandez, Helen Green, Leslie Hakim-Dowek, Immo Klink, Yaron Lapid, Jason Larkin, Sophie Lewis, André Lichtenberg, Jenny Nordquist, André Penteado, David Plummer, Wendy Pye, Richard Rowland, Carly Seller, Heather Tait, Jayne Taylor, Bénédite Topuz, Evangelia Voutsaki, Mike Whelan, Alexandra Wolkowicz, Will Woods, Ozzy Yorulmaz
Venue
[map] iCrossing, First Floor, Moore House, 13 Black Lion Street, Brighton
Website
www.photofringe.org
Dates
17th October-29th November
Times
Fri, Sat, Sun 12-5pm
Brighton Photo Fringe is pleased to present From Here, an open-submission exhibition for photographic artists. Three emerging curators, Chloe Hoare, Max Houghton and Yasmina Reggad, were chosen to work with mentor curator John Gill to select an exhibition from over 4000 images submitted from all corners of the globe. The resulting exhibition, From Here, is a celebration of current photographic practice by the truly diverse and widespread community that makes up Brighton Photo Fringe. The Big Brother era may already have passed, but society still has a voracious appetite for surveillance of the human condition. Reality TV has spawned Reality in the mall, Reality on the bus, and so on. Aspects of life previously considered private are increasingly made ‘real’ by filming or photographing using ever-changing devices. It now seems that the act of looking and recording validates experience, as well as controlling it. Photographs are made for many purposes, yet are united in just one: to be looked at. In From Here, our curators have selected a body of work that not only asks to be looked at, but invites the spectator to consider the act of looking itself. Through a variety of techniques, including surveillance photographs, family snapshots, television screen-grabs and staged photographs that reveal the construct beyond the frame, the gaze of the spectator is disrupted and displaced. Becoming aware of themselves as active participants, the relationship between spectator, photographer and subject start to merge and fluctuate. By acknowledging and drawing in the spectator, From Here makes us aware of our role in looking and exposes our complicity in the act of representation. Within this unsettling body of works, the photograph almost disappears until what we are looking at is representation itself. *Extended due to popular demand*

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