I was recently interviewed by Daniel from Fragmentary about my project ‘Escape Theory: The Experiment’ which is featured on the Fragmentary website. Thanks Daniel.
I want to share with you some of the thought processes I go through when making my work. In particular, I will discuss two experiments here: Ensō, and The Moon.
The first experiment I will discuss is entitled ‘Enso’.
Experimental elements, thinking & practice
Klea McKenna is an artist and photographer based in San Francisco and she makes a lot of her photographic work without cameras around landscape themes including her relationship with the landscape.
Alec Soth is a photographer. Not just any kind of photographer; one that can be found in every nook & cranny of the internet, giving lectures globally, sometimes via web hangouts, mostly available on YouTube. The list of publications, press, exhibitions (solo & group), fellowships & prizes, & public & private collections found on his website is longer than a very long piece of text. We have no reason not to understand who Alec Soth is & what he has accomplished in his relatively short public career; he’s everywhere. But where did he come from?
In January I presented my project ‘Escape Theory’ for The Miniclick Photo Talks in Brighton. Here’s a quick follow up interview:
In January I was fortunate enough to be asked to do a Miniclick Photo Talk in Brighton, on the subject of Escapism. So I talked about my project Escape Theory: The Sublime…
Coalville Photographed by Graham Ellis: A series of short films and photographs by Christopher Mear
Self published edition of 25
At first glance, the cover of this book gives little detail as to what might be found within the pages. A series of eight QR codes are neatly arranged above the title suggesting, perhaps, that this book contains a cold, technological study of something, well, cold and technology based. The reality is quite different.