20th Nov - 22nd Jan 2005
Recent landscape photography by 16 artists from Nordic and Baltic States
Facing East encompasses a range of aesthetic strategies and thematic concerns around landscape, identity and environment. Some of the photographers observe tensions between traditional rural scenes, contemporary transport systems and economic scenarios, whilst others take a more abstract approach.
Artists: Mara Brasmane (Latvia); Joakim Eskildsen (Denmark/Finland); Ane Hjort Guttu (Norway); Margareta Klingberg (Sweden); Ritva Kovalainen and Sanni Seppo (Finland); Petter Magnusson (Sweden); Herkki-Erich Merila (Estonia); Riitta Päiväläinen (Finland); Marja Pirilä (Finland); Gatis Rozenfelds (Latvia); Jari Silomäki (Finland); Juha Suonpää (Finland); Per Olav Torgnesskar (Norway); Remigijus Treigys (Lithuania); John S. Webb (England/Sweden).
A Text+Work Touring Exhibition, The Art Institute, Bournemouth, curated by Liz Wells