with an image that Until 16 March, 2pm.
Top row, left to right:
Clayton Morgan with an image from his series of the interior spaces of the Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Canterbury’s Mount John observatory'
Harry Culy with an image from his ongoing body of work I am exploring a geographical area of the Hawkes Bay to investigate wider conversations around notions of place, belonging and displacement.
Sam Curtis with an image from his series 'Dents' which looks at various human marks made on the New Zealand landscape. These marks can be grand or small, but often are subtle enough to fade into our background noise.
Bottom row, left to right:
Tash Hopkins with an image from her series called 'The Western Springs Project', which is a study of the representation of youth. She looks beyond the generalised images of teenagers often seen in mainstream media and instead portrays them as individuals showing depth, complexity and vulnerability.
Thomas Slade with an image that allows insights in his current project which uses a simpler conceptual framework and focuses on the visual connection to locations. It might be a building, an empty mall, or an isolated object, attempting to portray these in a subtle manner.
Tom Hoyle with an image here, that allows us to view his aim to seek out the largely unseen activities of human industry and intend to project a wealth of detail for the eye to linger over. These photographs are captured with the long and carefully-composed exposures that have defined large format photography throughout its long history.
As rightfully capture by James Gilbert (photographer, Photospace, Wellington] in his catalogue introduction...
[...] For these six photographers of the large format camera process, of slowly and deliberately capturing what is there, tends to result in images that deliver their content at similarly slow rate but also, often, with a good deal of personal attachment and something to say. [....]