Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Aedas Presents: Craig Marchington

Opening this Thursday is Octobers Aedas Presents and it is the photographic work of Craig Marchington who is exploring 3D photography practices, both classic and contemporary models, as well as presenting a beautiful panoramic photograph taken from the top of the Aedas building! 

Aedas Presents: Craig Marchington

Preview: 6th October 2011 6-8pm

Craig Marchington began taking photographs as a method of preserving disappearing landscape and street scenes he cycles through everyday. Originally from the High Peak, he is now based in Manchester, and this switch from rural to urban living has perhaps manifested as an interest in presenting the blurring of rural and urban environments, land uses and secret hangouts. For this exhibition, Marchington experiments with the possibilities of 3D photography. He has previously created a series entitled 'Hidden Manchester' drawing attention to the unsung urban beauty-spots of the city, emphasised in an immersive and interactive medium. For his 'Aedas Presents' showcase, Craig has adventured his way around Birmingham's canals and back streets, taking in the post industrial Jewellery Quarter, before winding his way up onto the roof Aedas' own Colmore Plaza, the very venue of the show.

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