Photographer, Christopher Rimmer’s latest exhibition, Sign of Life, documents two abandoned diamond mining towns, Kolmanskop and Elizabeth Bay in south western Namibia; both towns are slowly being buried by the constantly shifting sands of the surrounding Namib Desert. The award winning photographer employs the town’s decaying buildings as a visual metaphor to explore the tragedy of lost significance and the ultimate futility of human endeavour.
Sign of Life opens on 29 May, 2014 at the Angela Tandori Fine Art Gallery in Melbourne, Australia. [Read more...]
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