2nd December 2014
2014 has been an exciting year for me photographically, and to cap it off I’ve decided to produce a 2015 calendar
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This year the images come mostly from Japan, with a few also from the Shetland Isles and the Faroe Islands. The cover image is a salmon farm in a fjord (seen below). The lights in the nets make for a very mysterious and otherworldly atmosphere but their function is purely scientific, as they control the maturation rate and vertical spread of the fish within.
May’s image is actually a scan of a glass plate negative found in an abandoned residence in northern Japan. In May 2016 I will be holding a solo exhibition at Artsite Gallery in Sydney which is a close study of this property, melding these old found photographs with my own images of the site as it is now, almost 100 years since its construction. The exhibition is called “The Taisho Photographer’s House”.