‘sounding out space’ (2): Kathy Graham: ‘Portraits’. 9 - 24 January 2009

Photography, models- work developed during research phase
Opening: Thursday, 8 January 2009, 6-9pm
Opening hours: Tues-Fri 1-5pm; Sat 11am-3pm

Kathy Graham , a recent graduate from the art college, University of Ulster , uses and works with architectural spaces in her photography. For 'Portraits' she writes:
"A photograph allows for a reconstruction of reality resulting in a portrait of a given space. Through a working process, the space becomes the image which in turn becomes the object.  Substituting the true gallery space for its objectified portrait allows the observer to take possession of a quantity of the space. The result of this remaking of the space means the absence in the gallery becomes the presence in the image". 

‘sounding out space’ is a series of explorative projects around aspects of space (architectural, emotional, historical, practical…). The 23m² of project space with its public exposure to the street is the object of investigation with a wide range of multidisciplinary approaches; artists, musicians, choreographers, a cat, interior designers, refurbishment people, tenants....

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