VRG* presents the work of British photographer William Furniss at the AIPAD New York Photography Show; his 20 year project “Grid System” depicts the mechanics of city life through the use of medium format analogue film and enlarged photographic contact sheets (shot on Kodak stock with Agfa Isolette, Mamiya Press and Hasselblad). This work stems from an interest in what is possible both photographically, because he enjoys a challenge, and more broadly in terms of urbanism. Inspired by Picasso and Braque who struggled with the two dimensional nature of the canvas and arrived at cubism (whilst watching movies together), William’s contact sheets allow […]
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