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DELVE

BY Art Studios Gallery | 15-Sep-2015
Photographs by Ian Provest - PROVEST’S work spans from the pure photographic to installation, moving image, object and text. He has exhibited with shows at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney and The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. In 2014 he exhibited at Photo-Independent in Los Angeles and at The Santa Fe Museum of Contemporary Art, New Mexico USA.
Venue: Art Studios Gallery
Address: 391 Mann Street North Gosford NSW 2251
Date: September 16 - 27 2015
Time: 11- 4 Wed - Fri, 10-4 Sat/Sun
Web: www.artstudioscooperative.org
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EMail: artstudioscooperative@gmail.com
Call: 0243393349
Griffith Observatory - Los Angeles, USA 2014 ©Ian Provest
Provest lives works and swims at Wagstaffe on the NSW Central Coast.

‘DELVE’ is a new and powerful exhibition by Ian Provest.

A physical Journey, of Astronomy and Light; ‘DELVE’ a photo based exhibition by Ian Provest explores concepts of the ‘unknown’. Provest was inspired by a chance meeting with artist and author Anna Sofaer, while attending a device free retreat in New Mexico. Sofaer’s film ‘The Mystery Of Chaco Canyon’ narrated by Robert Redford also provided a compass.

A number of fine hand crafted black and white photographs express PROVEST’S unique eye exploring concepts of the unknown. The images provide space in which viewers are drawn to delve. The haunting images delve into the powerful and sophisticated influences of astronomical phenomena on both ancient and contemporary culture.