the [...] space | Freddy Griffiths19. Aug - 28. Sep 14 / ends in 11 days Mission Gallery
Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm
A ferry replaced by a bridge
The Ballachulish ferry ceased to operate and was permanently replaced by a bridge during the winter of 1975. The ferry previously linked the villages of South Ballachulish in Argyll and North Ballachulish in Inverness-shire. These villages were previously separated by either a road journey of 17 miles or a ferry trip. They are now separated by 3 miles of road via the bridge. The photographic research presented here investigates if this news is important for photography.
About | Freddy Griffiths
Freddy Griffiths is a Welsh artist currently working between Swansea and Nottingham. Graduating with a BA in Photography from Falmouth University in 2009. Griffiths then completed an MA in Contemporary Dialogues from Swansea Metropolitan University in 2011. Griffiths has recently shown work at Ffotogallery, The Austin Centre for Photography and Signal Gallery in NY. Griffiths frequently invents fictional scenarios to explore iconography and recurring motifs within photography, these are commonly presented as photographic installations.
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