Fototagetrier 2010: LEBEN elementarConceptual background:
The non-profit organisation Kulturverein Bild und Kunst eV Trier is proud to announce that the first edition of the fototagetrier, the Trier Photo Days, will be held in 2010. The festival, which was conceived as a triennial event, will invest various museums and exhibition spaces in the city of Trier. Entitled “LEBEN elementar”, the first edition intends to survey a wide range of contemporary artistic practices based on photography or video and dealing with notions of contemporaneousness and existentiality.
The concept of the exhibition follows the observation that the gaps in our seemingly banal everyday – a seamless succession of events from birth and growing up to ageing and dying, interspersed with experiences of love and loss, joy and sadness, happiness and dismay, poverty ...
COLOUR à la Michael Hoppen GalleryHow do you describe colour?
Even the dictionary definition of it is poetic:
'That aspect of things that is caused by differing qualities of the light reflected or emitted by them, definable interms of the observer or of the light.'
'a substance, such as a dye, pigment, or paint, that imparts a hue.'
'a reddening of the face; a blush'.
The scientific words to objectify it are beautiful too: hyperchromatism, wavelength, luminance, iridescence and purity.
Since 1861 and the first permanent colour print by James Clerk Maxwell, photographers have been able to define their subjects in a more immediate and creative way using colour- stripping it out, intensifying or limiting it. The Michael Hoppen Contemporary Christmas show about a group of artists who utilize cyan, magenta, yellow and black i...
Edith Maybin Print Sales photographyPrint Sales presents the most recent body of work by Edith Maybin. All prints are available to purchase, please ask for further information.
Prints available as:
26 x 33" signed c-type, from an edition of 10, from £1000
41 x 50" signed c-type, from an edition of 6, from £1750
All prices exclusive of vat and framing.
Edith Maybin's photography investigates the relationship between mother and daughter. Maybin takes her portraits in a ‘home’ environment where the two initiate secret stories that they then replay until the camera captures the mother and daughter separately in the same position. This allows for Maybin to digitally reassemble the images with the resulting photograph resolving the dichotomy of the relationship. In closing the gap between mother and daughter the wor...