PRESENTED BY : ArtThrob
|Medium||Giclée print on cotton rag|
Ashley Walters (b. 1983) currently lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa.
Ashley Walters’ photography protagonises a subjective and critical approach to the behaviors and processes of urban life in Cape Town, and it’s periphery. His work tells of an interest in the public space in its least monumental or predictable dimension. Wavering between absolute complicity with his subjects and distant observation, his body of work emphasizes a non-spectacular representation of reality. Whereas some images provide tableaus of intimate, inhabited spaces, others render non-territories – boroughs unrecognized by known search engines – that bespeak of uprootedness, scarring, anxiety, liminality and trauma.