Artist Residency at FLACC, Workplace for Visual Artists in Genk, Belgium

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    In 2021 – 22 I took part in a funded residency at FLACC, Workplace for Visual Artists in Genk, Belgium to produce a project titled Boundaries and Topographies. This project used the 3D scanning technique of photogrammetry to explore objects / images (as and in relation to) by capturing their texture and form.

    During the residency, I developed the project with objects found around FLACC and Genk, a city that experienced rapid expansion after the discovery of coal in the area. This decision was made to engage with general use of photogrammetry—a process for obtaining information about objects or environments. My intention for the project was to explore novel visual uses of the photogrammetry process and their relationship to photography.

    The work created is derived from the textures of the objects generated during the photogrammetry process. These textures are presented in different ways to explore how they can act as or act with images.

    This work is directly related to my longstanding interests in photography as material; the relationship between images and objects and experimental photographic and image making processes. In this project I have extended ideas from previous research by presenting the finished work in ways that connect the notion of the image as a surface and the photograph as an object. I have expanded my research into photographic processes by using the technique of photogrammetry to understand how it is used in to capture both 3D and 2D information.
    Period18 Aug 20215 Aug 2022


    • Photography
    • photogrammetry
    • image-making
    • object