ECLECTIC is a 3-day photography celebration showcasing the final work of 11 BA (Hons) Photography graduates from Blackpool & The Fylde College.
The show will feature works of Ellen Coleman, Martyna Eidukynaite, Danny Gall, Jennifer Hodgson, Rachael Moore, Hope Stanton, Malgorzata Wilarska, Domique Wilson, George Wilson, Tomasz Wisniowski and Kirsten Yates.
Ellen Coleman Still Life photographer with a keen interest in human desire in advertising. Shooting objects such as beauty products, technology, female fashion is heavily influenced by pop art, cubism, and minimalism.
Martyna Eidukynaite - ‘From Clubland to Catwalk, Cash From Chaos’ The intention of this photographic investigation, Martyna was examining and sharply focusing upon the history of radical British youth, expressing themselves so distinctively in innovative ways through a variety of subcultures. The purpose of the exploration is to discover the relationship between subcultures and how individuals represent their identity through fashion, style. Whilst some might see youth culture as frivolous and not having any serious purpose or values.
Danny Gall - ‘Artificial’ Artificial is an ongoing study of nature through the exploration of artificiality and the perfection that humans strive for within nature.
Jennifer Hodgson - ‘Dylan’ Jenni’s current project explores normativeness through the visual platform of photography. Focusing on an autistic child’s relationship to photography, these images aim to educate the child and others in an effort to raise awareness of neurodiversity.
Rachael Moore - ‘Liverpool’ ‘Liverpool’ explores an environment once full of workers now the decreased number of labourers is shown as the presence of people is limited.
Hope Stanton - ‘Drag-formation’ ‘Drag-formation’ studies a man’s desire to transcend his physical form and become a female drag personality, which Hope shows by using illusion.
Malgorzata Wilarska -‘Nomadic Mind’ ’Nomadism is a call for new thinking about thinking: diverse, variable, unstable, full of contradictions and different dimensions.'
Domique Wilson This series was created to describe Dom’ own personal experience with witnessing my great aunts deterioration throughout her illness, and how her memory loss can be translated through landscapes on a more poetic level.
George Wilson - ‘The Car’ With a background in sports photography he thrives to capture the decisive moment in his latest project 'The Car’.
Tomasz Wisniowski Tomasz Wisniowski's work features a very successful sportsman; arm-wrestling legend, current WAL World Champion, Devon " NO LIMITS " Larratt. The images shown are part of Wisniowski's work: DEDICATION an enquiry into modern masculinity.
Kirsten Yates - ‘Blue Light’ Kirsten Yates presents work from 'Blue Light'. The project is a visual response to the growing accumulation and dissemination of photographs caused by social medias and smart phones.