Liznojan means to find or follow a track, the verb 'to learn' comes from this old saying. The work follows paths, mythical, metaphorical, physical, and spiritual. Whilst looking at the landscape as a place and the people who form it in a deeply personal manner. both poetic and practical. It is this balance between states that the image-maker uses to create a sense of unease and ambiguity. Coates uses the medium of photography to translate visual stories that lie somewhere between myth, and reality. She seeks an intimacy with the viewer, to feel an attraction with place, and to recognise the power of the unconscious self.
Emma Bäcklund • Joanne Coates • Alexander Jones • Miyoung Kim • Chong Ng & Lam Pok Yin • Cecily Morris • Elizabeth Noonan • Gema Polanco • Silvano Roque • Isabel Salva • Victoria Schofield • Alice Serraino • Sun Shi • Ellen Syrjälä • Hannah White •