Thursday 03 May 2007
“The fate of the world’s largest island hangs in the balance…”
This exhibition, the result of Trent Parke’s two-year road trip around Australia, is a bold fusion of documentary traditions and a radical contemporary imagination.
Minutes to Midnight is an intense and darkly beautiful vision of Australia. It is one man’s attempt to find his place within a country vastly different from the one in which he grew up.
Alice Austen House, 2 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, New York
May 3 – July 1, 2007
In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.
Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.Read more
Much of the work in this project exhibits the mundane nature of life: brief moments that, in our increasingly hurried society, we have little chance to observe, acknowledge and appreciate. Ultimately, it is about the subtleties behind our everyday…