Saturday, January 23, 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010




I'll be showing 10 Polaroids in Cardiff, Wales
with Polaroid artists from all over the world at the end of February.
Going out to visit and participate in the show on March 6.

"Do I have to paint you a picture? is an artist-led temporary artspace in the heart of Cardiff. Throughout a six-week programme of lens-based exhibitions, an evolving curatorial project will utilise a disused shop unit within one of the city's increasingly sparse (yet ornately beautiful) Victorian and Edwardian Arcades. In response to photography's evolving technological and ideological complexities, Do I Have To Paint You A Picture? will aim to bring together disparate artists working in photographic and film media and to contextualize their work through an imaginative and inventive curatorial process.

Highlighted artists include Daniel Gustav Cramer, Mikael Kennedy, and Richard Bevan, each exhibiting excerpts from their extensive and acclaimed bodies of Polaroid photographs. As we reach a period in time that may see the decline of quirky analogue techniques in photographic arts practice, the relationship between our new generation of lens-based practitioners and technologies of the past will spur the imagination of the project's curator.

An accompanying one-day symposium will give artists, academics, arts professionals and members of the public the chance to engage in photographic theory, especially in relation to technologies and culture."

More information about the show here: http://doihavetopaintyouapicture.org/