There is an innate fascination with far away, unknown places. In these images there's no sense of familiarity other than culturally derived aesthetic associations, so exploration is required. Each a wilderness open to interpretation. Ambiguity and truthfulness of the camera's presence at the photographs inception are crucial factors in these images. They imply their own deceit, not however before constructing a framework of fiction through a cartographic lexicon. Photomechanical reproduction creates a textural illusion of surface, a replica, notions of exploration and discovery rooted in details reproduced by the lenses precision. It starts a dialogue concerning the hypothetical and unfamiliar; in dealing with the ambiguity that photography can lend itself to, as well as a fictional prospect of the undiscovered.
Evangeline Marie Blackburn • Amber Clarissa Hardwick • Sophie Harrington • Benjamin Jones • Weronika Karczewska • Hannah Kent • Laura Lamb Mallet • Camilla Mulry • Daisy Tyszkiewicz • Oliver Webster •