If you go down into the woods today, it won't be a surprise to find objects discarded by those who visited earlier instead of teddy-bears. Our culture, certainly here in Europe, is one that is clearly wasteful; many people find it acceptable to jettison their litter at the point the object outlives its usefulness, no matter what impact that might have on the surroundings. Here, items have been removed from the woods in which they were found and photographed in order to form a juxtaposed pairing that asks questions of the viewer. Whilst their relationship becomes more tenuous, abstracted and distant than if the object had simply been photographed in situ, the overall impact is stronger.
Tanya Ahmed • Rob Birrell • Dewald Botha • Rob Brisco • Keith Greenough • Nigel Haworth • Peter Mansell •