RICHARD BILLINGHAM: PANORAMIC │ Towner, Eastbourne → 28 June 2015

“Tânr z dlîtd t priznt a mêjr xibišn bî Ñgliš ātist n ftogṛfr Ričd Bilñm, šowñ tgɖr fr ɖ frst tîm hiz paṇramic fôtgṛafs n vidiowrc fṛm 2002 t 2014.

Capčrñ ɖ Britiš cuntrisîd, fṛm ɖ Sâʈ Dânz t ɖ Nwf̣c Fen n Cunstbl Cuntri v Īst Ñgḷnd, ɖz imrsv wrcs xplor ɖ rič txčrz v ɖz landsceps. Hiz paṇramic vyz unŕʈ ɖ ptklr jiolji, vejtešn, čenjñ wɖr n lît v ɖz plêsz, sm v ẇč h vizitd ovr a pirı̣d v yirz.

Ɖ c̣lctd wrcs in Paṇramic hv a visṛl isʈetc, rvilñ Bilñm’z imošnl n crietv rlešnšp t nêčr n landscep, drōñ on hiz bacgrând n sensbiḷtiz az a pêntr. Ɖ wrcs refṛns ɖ pictwrı̣l reṭric v Britiš landscep pêntrz, fṛm ɖ 19ʈ senčri t ɖ preznt, Jon Cunstbl t Dêvid Hocni. Ɖe xplor riɖm, patn, reṗtišn, dnamic comṗzišn az wel az ɖ tablo in nêčr, n ofn rcwd a trnsfwmtv mmnt in ɖ landscep.

Tânr wl olso b šowñ Bilñm’z 2004 filmwrc Swīp, ẇč pwtrez triz muvñ in ɖ wind, cmišnd bî ĀtSwe. Ɖ xibišn hz bn ṣpwtd bî Midlsx Ynivrsti n ɖ Ynivrsti v Glostršr.

Ričd Bilñm (born 25 Septmbr 1970) z an Ñgliš ftogṛfr n ātist hu z bst nôn fr hiz fôtobc Re’z A Laf, ẇč dokments ɖ lîf v hiz alc̣holic faɖr Re, n obīs, hevli ttūd muɖr, Liz. Bilñm wz born in Brmñm n studid az a pêntr at Bwnvil Colij v Āt n ɖ Ynivrsti v Sunḍlnd.

H cem t prominns ʈru hiz candid ftogṛfi v hiz famli in Crêdli Hīʈ, a bodi v wrc lêtr add t n publišt in ɖ aclemd bc Ray’z A Laf (1996). Ray’z a Laf z a ptreyl v ɖ povti n deprivešn in ẇč h gru p. Ɖ fôtgrafs, ẇč wr têcn on ɖ čīpist film h cd fînd, pṛvîd braš culrz n bd fôc̣s, ẇč adz t ɖ oʈntisti n francṇs v ɖ siriz.

In 1997, Bilñm wz includd in ɖ xibišn Sensešn at ɖ Royl Acaḍmi v Āt, ẇč šôcest ɖ ātc̣lẋn v Čālz Sāči n includd mni v ɖ Yuñ Britiš Ātists. Olso in 1997, Bilñm wun ɖ Sitīgrūp Ftogṛfīprîz. H wz šwtlistd fr ɖ 2001 Trnr Prîz, fr hiz sôlo šo at ɖ Îcon Gaḷri in Brmñm.

H hz olso md landscepfôtgṛafs at plêsz v prsnl significns arnd ɖ Blac Cuntri, n mr v ɖz wr cmišnd in 2003 bî ɖ ātsōgnîzešn Ɖ Public, rzultñ in a bc. H hz olso xperimentd wɖ vidiofilmz n vidiopṛjẋnz.

In lêt 2006, Bilñm xibitd a mêjr ny siriz v fôtgṛafs n vidioz inspîrd bî hiz memriz v vizitñ Dudli Zu az a čîld. Ɖ siriz, intîtld Zu, wz cmišnd bî Brmñm-bêst ātsōġnîzešn, VIVID, n wz xibitd at Comtn Vrni Ātgaḷri in Woricšr.

In ɖ folowñ yir h crietd a siriz v fôtgṛafs v Cunstbl Cuntri, ɖ eria on ɖ Esx/Suf̣c bwdr pêntd bî Jon Cunstbl. Ɖz wr xibitd at ɖ Tânhwl Gaḷriz, Ipswič.

H nâ livz nir Swonzi, n travlz wîdli. H z a lecčrr in Fîn Āt Ftogṛfi at ɖ Ynivrsti v Glostršr n a pṛfesr at Midlsx Ynivrsti (2012).”

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