Tuesday, May 08, 2007
R.C. Baker was kind enough to add our show "AFTER" to the Village Voice's Best of Show column!!!
The environmental holocaust sparked by ill-advised Soviet-era irrigation projects has left the once thriving Aral Sea practically a desert. Radek Skrivanek's warm-toned black-and-white photos of rusty buoys and abandoned boats listing on dry, scrubby planes limn the ongoing ruin. In contrast, Wyatt Gallery and Will Steacy document the drenched aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Gallery captures the devastation wrought on buildings, his saturated colors bringing out blooms of mold on the walls and reflective puddles covering the floors. Steacy discovers pathos in anonymous snapshots snatched away by the deluge—his poignant prints of stained, crumpled prom photos, wedding portraits, and family pictures are fossils from the flood.
This is a very interesting interview about the exhibition AFTER featuring fellow photographer Radek Skrivanek and myself. If you would like to know more about why I photographed the Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina and what my thoughts are regarding these disasters, please have a read.