|Thursday, January 27, 2005 18:00|
Anne Hardy - Interior
by Anne Hardy|| |
in the New Forest is presenting an exhibition of large-scale photographs by London
artist Anne Hardy. Interior Spaces will be on display from the end of February.
Anne Hardy lives
and works in London but this exhibition includes new work that was produced during
her residency at ArtSway in the autumn.
first glance her images appear to be photographs of existing places but they are,
in fact, sets that have been constructed by the artist in her studio.
by Anne Hardy|
subjects of her photos are objects which she has found. These range from Christmas
trees and antlers to balloons and butterflies - but not in the way you might expect.
are not pretty nature images. The photos are almost unnerving with a feeling of
abandonment and desolation. They depict how people constantly seek to manipulate
the space around them and how objects can often become taken for granted.
her photograph entitled Lumber, Hardy has constructed a room-like setting with
unpainted plasterboard and foam sealant. This seemingly neglected room is the
resting place for old Christmas trees which have been left to decay.
hopes people will connect with her interior landscapes and feel as though they
are transported into the spaces while they look at her photographs.
26 February – 17 April 2005
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