Michael Benson Talk at Flowers Cork Street: Saturday 26 November, 12-2pm

Flowers Cork Street, London.

Michael Benson Talk: Saturday 26 November 2016, 12-2pm
Talk begins at 12:30pm RSVP@flowersgallery.com

Exhibition Atmospheres continues to 3 December 2016

Join us for an exclusive talk with photographic artist Michael Benson at Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London where he will discuss his practice and creative process. For more than a decade, Benson has used raw image data from robotic interplanetary missions to create large-format landscape photographs of the planets, their moons and the Sun. This body of work, constructed from fragments captured by machines hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, explores the visual legacy of over five decades of robotic space exploration, marking a significant new chapter in the history of visual representation. Benson’s appropriation and re-positioning of materials originally acquired for scientific research, seeks to radically reframe the limits of visual and conceptual horizons; looking, as he describes, “through the eyes of our post-human avatars.” .

Michael Benson, North Atlantic Clouds, Terra, January 24, 2011, 2016, Digital C-print.
Michael Benson, North Atlantic Clouds, Terra, January 24, 2011, 2016, Digital C-print.

 

All images Copyright The Artist, Courtesy of Flowers Gallery London and New York.

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