Belonging: Halesworth Gallery

June 9, 2018 - June 27, 2018 - Halesworth Gallery, Halesworth, Suffolk

Halesworth Five exhibit at The Halesworth Gallery for PhotoEast Fringe.

Five locally based photographers,  with national and international reputations, have come together to explore what it means to belong. Former News Photographer of The Year and Picture Editor of The Guardian, winning six Picture Editor of The Year awards, Eamonn McCabe, looks at what it is that connects people to each other and what makes the relationship tick. His work is in the National Portrait Gallery collection

Peter Everard Smith who has a long career in photographing music, theatrical and arts events, explores a personal journey with friends, who either having grown up here, lived here or worked here long enough to call East Anglia home. His work is in the National Portrait Gallery collection.

Phoebe Rudomino who has a background in photography, film and exploration looks at the human relationships with water and water pollutants. Water makes up 7/10s of the earth’s surface. It is where we each begin our lives and is our vital life source. But modern life makes it easy to forget how closely connected we are to water.

Stephen Wolfenden is based in Southwold, Suffolk. He has had assignments in education worldwide and nationally in advertising, architecture and the theatre. His books on Southwold and the people who live there are a well known photographic document, essential to the social history of Suffolk. He is showing prints from his new series ‘Pictures from the Edge’, which explores the edge of our shores and the imprints left behind by the many visitors to our seaside towns.

Bill Jackson is a photographer. film maker and soundscape designer, whose work has won many international awards including Gold at this years Tokyo International Foto Awards. He has just completed a collaboration for PhotoEast 2018 with Dance East, for a live performance by choreographer Tim Casson and friends, Carte Postale. Bill will be exhibiting prints from his on going series Biographica, a personal ‘letterbox’ view of friends and family in their environments.

Belonging: Halesworth Gallery

©Stephen Wolfenden