Tag Archives: documentary photography

Long Shot Close Up

Andreas Gursky – Imposing Images

Andreas Gursky’s large imposing images are either packed edge to edge with detail or minimised and deprived of anything distracting. The former Dusseldorf School student has a unique way of documenting a place.

Empire Through the Lens

Photography is so important to understanding colonialism.” Gus Casely-Hayford.

The power of the photography is amplified in this exhibition. My visit left me with sadness, disbelief and determination. The sadness is for the many black lives who suffered the years of slavery under the British Empires.