Posted on September 13, 2013 by Editorial Staff
For the next four weeks, The Harlow is pleased to host the photography of Paul Batt. Paul is a Melbourne based artist who explores human presence in the urban environment, often through what is left in its absence. Documenting people, objects and the sites of human habitation, his work looks at the individual’s role within the landscape. Batt indirectly portrays the individuals and groups that have occupied a space by the objects and marks they have left behind. Investigating the inhabitant’s interaction with each other and the environment, Batt’s work and draws on the similarities and differences between the people interacting with the area and the evidence left in the sites themselves. Paul Batt is a graduate of both the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) photography departments and is currently a PhD candidate in Fine Art (Photography) at Monash University, where he has also worked as a Sessional Photography Lecturer.
Above picture, Untitled #31 2012 (from the series ‘China’) Archival Digital Print 90 x 130 cm.