– 30th Of June
you Look Out To Sea Long Enough…
Travel and identity in the New Millennium. By Esta Sabetpour.
This photographic showcase is host to a unique style of travel documentation
and surreal photo artwork. The theme draws from the desire to travel,
has exploded within ‘Generation X’. Raising Issues of identity,
fascination with the exotic and a lack of satisfaction with ones
The work is equally about the role and effect of snapshot photography
the memory - as it is about the experience of travel. Images, which were
taken whilst abroad, employ the idea that if the body is present in one
place, the mind may be elsewhere.
A Fascination with extreme situations
A condition common to people…Unable to feel rooted in any one environment
they move continually in the hope of finding an idealised sense of community
in the next location.
To tell ones self that the only time worth living in is the past and the
only time that may ever be interesting again is the future.
from ‘Generation X’ By D. Coupland. (St Martins Press, USA
studied fine art at Central St Martins and Photography at the
London College of Printing. The continual focus of her work has been travel
and identity through combining photography and fine art.