Paul Gorman

Paul Gorman Avatar‘My practice revolves around the exploration of human vision through photography, looking at themes such as perception, phenomenology, light, objects, and nature’s way of healing and nourishing man. I use Photography as a way of representing these ideas and use multiple exposures to suggest how new perceptions merge with existing ones. Through these theories about perception, vision and light the work explores; how the build up of knowledge through the senses can create a more accustomed account of the relationship we have to the external world. My work is deeply associated with themes of a more photographic nature, experimenting with techniques that are inherent within the medium, incorporating many of the techniques that allow a photograph to transpire. And the way we are drawn to photographs as close representations of the real world, and their evidently transparent effect. By incorporating all these different effects my images challenge what we know about the world through vision, which consequently constructs a challenging and stimulating impression on the viewer.’

 

 

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Exposure 47 pinhole camera day at Bridgwater Arts Centre

Exposure 47 is delighted to be supporting Bridgwater Arts Centre, the oldest Arts Centre in the country, during the celebration of the venue’s 70th year. We will be running two free pinhole workshops during the summer, the first on Saturday May 28th and again on July 9th both from 10.00am until 4pm. After the 2015 […]
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Photo London 2016

[ gallery ] Photo London 2016 completes its 2nd year with another critically acclaimed event, member Paul Gorman made a visit and was blown away by the visual feast. Offering 3 days of exhibitions, installations, talks, lectures, book signings and screenings. Three major exhibitions, Don McCullin in association with Hamiltons; Sergey Chilikov in association with […]
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Darkroom adventures

Landscape photographer Paul Gorman and, away from his familiar street photography Steve Welsh, made a first outdoor location test with the ‘Magic Box’ mobile darkroom. All the prerequisite kit and chemistry was thrown into the back of a car and motored to the hills. Using their 5″/4″ and pinhole cameras to make paper negatives. The […]
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