Christophe Guye Galerie presents the first solo exhibition of Australian photographer and artist Emma Summerton, titled Landed. This world premiere focuses on the artist’s Polaroid work, which is part of a project that was initially created as visual love letters in a long-distance relationship. The Polaroids also launched her career in photography – providing her with a kind of landing, so to speak. Beside a large selection of her most expressive and greatly enlarged Polaroids, a super 8 film projection will be on view, as well as a cabinet with paraphernalia from the creation of the works. Emma Summerton (*1970 Australia) graduated from the National Art School in Sydney, where she studied fine arts majoring in Photography. Summerton moved to London in 1998, where she worked as an assistant to artist Fiona Banner while starting her career as a photographer. Her breakthrough as a professional photographer came with the collaboration with Terry de Havilland in 2004/2005, from which the exhibition shows a large selection of the most important works, which are only now being made available for the first time....
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