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Facing East: Contemporary Landscape Photography from Baltic Areas - (Curator Liz Wells)

From the gallery, The Arts Institute at Bournemouth.

text + work underpin the current exhibition programme at the Arts Institute’s gallery. The aim is to invite critical written commentary on visual imagery in order to encourage a discourse on contemporary practice and a forum for challenging and productive debate. Facing east was formed as part of the Poole Photography Festival in May 2004.

facing east, work by 16 artists, encompasses a range of aesthetic strategies and thematic concerns. facing east indicates the diversity of cultural histories, social themes and aesthetic approaches which characterise the region.

The Exhibition was sponsored and supported by: Arts and Humanities Research Board, FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, University of Plymouth, Learning Skills Council and The Arts Institute at Bournemouth