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John Robson: Turning Right Instead of Left

Image: John Robson, Arcadia. Courtesy of the artist.

07 Jun 2014 - 06 Jul 2014

A Conversation With: John Robson from Fotonow CIC on Vimeo.

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7 June – 6 July

John Robson

Turning Right Instead of Left

“It’s as if you don’t care about time passing. And yet I know that you are in a hurry to leave. It’s as if you’re going nowhere, and yet you’re going somewhere.” (from a film by Theo Angelopoulos: Landscape In The Mist)

Turning Right Instead of Left is a photographic exhibition exploring reflection; a narrative of journeys taken, life mapped and time passing. The images re-imagine and re-access personal history, whilst looking forward as a new chapter of life begins. Captured through light is a period of life, a time of transition from depression and distress to recovery and renewed hope. John Robson is a recent photography graduate from Plymouth College of Art. Interested in personal narratives and journeys, he uses photography as an instrument of self-discovery and as a means to work through difficult times in life. Robson is primarily working with self-portraiture and landscape and within this everyday imagery he seeks out the abstract, the imperfect, the damaged and decaying. A recurring tactic employed by Robson, which increases the enchantment of this work, is the interruption of the image during shooting and processing. By experimenting with techniques and indulging in his obsessions and preoccupations, Robson explores personal and universal questions in the hope of finding his own answers.

www.jrobsonphotography.com

This exhibition is supported by Fotonow CIC, a creative media organisation based in Plymouth that aims to support photographic research and practice. www.fotonow.org

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