British Watchtowers, by Donovan Wylie, with an essay by, Loiuse Pubrick pub. Steidel 176 pages Hardback / Clothbound in slipcase 29.5 x 23 cm English ISBN 978-3-86930-782-4 1. Edition 11/2014 Printing is of the standard one would expect form Steidl. The slip case is pale grey and the books have dust jackets spines that tonally… Continue reading Photobook Review
Recently I was fortunate to spend some time with my friend Gary, I was helping him edit his forthcoming book. We also had time to get out and try and make some pictures, we succeeded in scoping location at the least, and we also talked of many ideas about art and photography. One idea that is… Continue reading Australian Topographics
On Monday we experienced a rare but not unusual weather incident that was conducive to conditions that allowed fog. While this fog happens several times a year in Melbourne it rarely happens at a time when I can stop and make images with it. This week was an exception as I made an effort to stop on… Continue reading Diversions & Distractions II
I was fortunate to have some spare time this weekend, in between helping my friend Gary edit his photobook and unpacking the house as the renovations wind down. During some down time I showed him around my suburb, as he is from South Australia. The image above is a view that is going to be a regular place I visit.
During his stay we talked of many things and I took away plenty of food for thought. Things like; what are the driving factors behind modern curators choices in exhibiting photographic art? The importance of photographing your ‘place’ in the here and now. The rate and significance of urban change; amongst many other things.