Archive for the ‘BEIJING’ Category

En Plein Air, 2014

Posted by Bryden on November 19, 2014 in BEIJING, Photography |

En Plein Air is a photographic series that explores the junction between photographic representation and the process of landscape painting. Each image was created through site-specific interactions on the artist’s family property in the Blue Mountains. Through a simple arrangement of an easel and a blank canvas and various landscape settings, the notion of an […]

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On The Yangtze, 2013

Posted by Bryden on March 7, 2014 in BEIJING, Video |

The Yangtze River is one of the largest rivers in Asia, spanning thousands of kilometres across Mainland China. As part of my creative interest in the resources of water in contemporary environments and the phenomenon of the man-made dam, I went on a three-day river cruise down the Yangtze River on a Chinese tour boat. […]

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Easel in Time, 2013

Posted by Bryden on November 5, 2013 in BEIJING, Video |

Easel in Time is a video piece that is part of a series of works based around the sculptural work¬†Easel. Used as a kind of stage prop, a white rectangle panel sits motionless upon Easel¬†whilst the peripheral environment – roadside scenes, silent hallways and lakeside greenery – morph into blended visual sequences that traverse through […]

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Bottled Water, 2013

Posted by Bryden on November 5, 2013 in BEIJING, Site Specific / Installation |

While in residency at Red Gate Gallery in Beijing in 2013, I turned my attention to the weekly deliveries of bottled water, all across town, by a local water service. These bottles are a necessary commodity due to the fact that tap water is very unsafe throughout China. The familiar object and its varied counterparts […]

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