학원의 왕영계/꽃미남 백선생님^0^;이 가지고 있던 작가씨디에 있던 작가. 대형카메라로 작업한 느낌인데 웹상이고 영어 해독하기 싫은 탓에 정확치는 않다 아래 덧깁었으니 알아서들 보시도록. 개인적으로 요즘 아이들 사진이 많이 눈에 든다. 아이에 대한 생각이 바뀐 것은 아니-_-;고 교육의 측면에서. 참으로 많은 아이들이 망가지고 무영의 세훨 속에 낭비되는 현실을 목도하자니 가슴이 아프다. 개인적으로도 힘들게 그곳을 헤어나왔기에.
삶이란게 걍 지나가는 것이 아니라, 온갖의 투사 끝에 살아낸다는 것을 알아주기를.
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(American, 1966 - )
In his series of photographs entitled "The Age of Man", Nicholas Prior delves into the complexities of childhood and depicts scenes that are tranquil in feeling yet psychologically charged. Set against the placid backdrop of small town New England, the images are quietly uncanny, revealing subtle disruptions in the logical order that adults take for granted. The events Prior observes operate according to the very private protocol of childhood. The young subjects are not performing for adults or for the camera, and in both public settings and domestic situations they appear committed to their own interior psychological spaces. The images offer adult viewers an invitation to linger at the edges of a world most of us have lost sight of, one familiar yet not fully accessible, in the end leaving one to search for evocative echoes of significant events from one's own childhood in these seemingly benign activities.
Nicholas Prior holds an MFA in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he currently teaches. In 2005, he was the recipient of an Individual Photographer's Fellowship from the Aaron Siskind Foundation. His work is included in the traveling exhibition ReGeneration: 50 Photographers of Tomorrow, which opened June 2005 at Musée de l'Elysée, in Lausanne, Switzerland, and is currently at the gallery of the Aperture Foundation, in New York through June 22, 2006. In conjunction with the traveling exhibition a major book is being published jointly by Thames & Hudson and Aperture.