Meniscus

A Photographic Journey, by Louise Mann

Art Exhibition previously on at Heathcote Museum & Gallery in Fremantle precinct, Western Australia, Australia. Published by anonymous on Wednesday 06 February 2008. Friday 18 January 2008 to Sunday 24 February 2008.

Billabong Sketch, by Louise Mann image

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Visitors to the Heathcote Museum and Gallery will experience a series of works that challenge the conventional perceptions of photography in a new exhibition. The exhibition, titled Meniscus – A Photographic Journey by Louise Mann, will be on display from Friday, 18 January to Sunday, 24 February 2008.

Meniscus, inspired by Mann’s childhood travels and exposure to the art galleries of Europe, is a figurative look at representing experiences. The images focus on light and colour rather than sharp detail and form.

Mann said Meniscus moves her work into the abstract genre by conveying an interpretation rather than a record. “In Meniscus the actual scene that is depicted is of much less importance that the artistic quality of the image,” she said. “I am more concerned with the aesthetics and the emotional and sensory impact of the image rather than what was actually in front of me at the time of capture.”

Mann received the 2005 City of Melville Art Award for photography and has had her photographic works represented in many collections including the City of Melville’s.

Heathcote Museum and Gallery Curator Soula Veyradier said that Meniscus challenged the boundaries of the photo-impressionistic style. “Through photography, Louise explores a world made of water, land and human figures to bring out the viewers’ inner lands

Location

Heathcote Cultural Centre,
Duncraig Road APPLECROSS WA 6153