Bright Light, Soft Launch

As part of Auckland Festival of Photography

1 May to 3 June 2017

 

Bright Light, Soft Launch brings together emerging and established artists exploring representations of the figure through image making.

The artists featured take a poetic and nuanced approach to portrait photography, teasing out characters and personas and presenting their subjects in a kaleidoscope of ways. Some intend to blur and muddle typical perceptions; others mix stereotypes and narratives with nostalgia and tradition. All present a different way of contemplating how the figure can be captured through a lens.

Jenna Baydee, Kevin Capon, Liyen Chong, Di ffrench, Russ Flatt, Solomon Mortimer, Stephanie O’Connor, Mish O’Neill, Richard Orjis, Patrick Pound, Yvonne Todd, Tia Ranginui, Ashlin Rawson

Image: Russ Flatt, When I Say Jump (2015). Courtesy of the Wallace Arts Trust.

Events as part of Bright Light, Soft Launch and Auckland Festival of Photography…

Photography Symposium

Young photographers are invited to a special evening event featuring guest speakers and product demonstrations to inspire your photographic practice. Suitable for students aged 15 to 20 years old.  Free to attend.

THUR 1 JUN, 5PM to 7PM

Light, No Camera, Action

Explore analogue photography and create a photogram style print using just light and time. Suitable for children aged 5 to 10 years old.  Free to attend, register via exhibitions@uxbridge.org.nz.  Limited to 15 participants.

THUR 4 MAY, 4PM to 5PM