Thursday, April 3, 2014

Gavin Hipkins' Leisure Valley opens at ST PAUL ST Gallery

Gavin Hipkins' photographic installation Leisure Valley opens tonight at ST PAUL ST Gallery.

Captured during a visit to Chandrigah in 2013, Hipkins' images play with the utopian desire of modernist planning (the city was designed by a team of architects led by Le Corbusier) and mimic the romantic appreciation of the ruin through capturing aspects of the present day Chandrigah that are in various states of decay. Leisure Valley also includes a new experimental film by Hipkins titled The Port. Read more...
Image: Gavin Hipkins, Leisure Valley (detail), 2014