Website Unseen exhibition explores the way we look at architecture

‘Site Unseen’ explores viewing and documenting architecture as a result of photography

The Middle of Up to date Pictures in Melbourne invitations us to ‘Site Unseen’, an exhibition about unique methods of viewing and documenting architecture

‘Site Unseen’ is an exhibition that issues the way we view architecture. What if, alternatively of photographing architecture as an object, we glimpse at it as a matter, asks Tom Ross, a photographer himself, who curated the new exhibition that’s presently open up at the Centre of Present-day Images (CCP) in Melbourne. Portion of the city’s Open Dwelling Melbourne programme (30-31 July 2022), the display brings alongside one another the operate of a combine of worldwide architectural photographers who alongside one another take a look at different means of viewing, encountering and documenting architecture by the photographic lens. 

The items on show are very varied, made by artists including Rory Gardiner, John Gollings, Coco and Maximilian, Erieta Attali, Annika Kafcaloudis, Mengzhu Jiang, Veeral Patel, Gavin Eco-friendly, Morgan Hickinbotham, Brooke Holm, Ben Hosking, Pier Carthew, Shannon McGrath, Tom Ross, Ying Ang, and Rohan Hutchinson. ‘In a time when architecture representation is remaining narrowed to imagery of persuasion, this exhibition serves as a reminder of the honest trade amongst individuals and the crafted ecosystem,’ states Ross. 

‘Site Unseen’ at CCP Melbourne

Installation look at of ‘Site Unseen’. Pictures: Tom Ross

Bringing jointly range in treatment plans, matters, a variety of feelings, as properly as operate strategies, the exhibition fascinates in its richness and unpredicted views of our built setting, exploring acquainted buildings (these kinds of as the Australian Islamic Centre of Newport by Glenn Murcutt & Elevli In addition) in a new gentle. At the similar time, seemingly anonymous corners of our urban realm occur to life and are celebrated, set centre phase as a result of the gaze of photographers. 

‘Experienced mostly on a subconscious degree, architecture can lead to times of harmony and moments of friction in our every working day. This exhibition phone calls for a instant of pause, to analyze the developed surroundings and our conversation with it by the lens’ of this exceptionally gifted cohort of photographers,’ states the freshly appointed director of CCP, Daniel Boetker-Smith.

‘Site Unseen’ will be on until finally the stop of July, across all four galleries at Melbourne’s CCP. All will work are accessible to acquire. §

By Indana