Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2010

Sophie Ristelbeuber may have won 2010’s Deutsche Borse Photography Prize, but it was finalist Zoe Leonard’s snaps of urban decay and destitution that stole my heart.  In ‘Analogue’, Leonard ventures around and sometimes beyond her native New York to capture small businesses that have faded or are marginalised by the expansion of a global economy.  She says her central theme … Continue reading

Bibliology, Exhibit at Golden Lane Estates

Raised in a small Australian town with no building over five stories, I’m fascinated by the phenomenon of the British estate, and the way these impossibly tall, imposing buildings loom above the houses next door.  I’m unnaturally drawn to brutal modern architecture – making up for a childhood of waterfalls, rainforests and dusty camping trips perhaps – and whilst I … Continue reading