Mark Kimber by Jim Moss, and published by Wakefield Press.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Mark Kimber is the Studio Head of Photography and New Media at the SA School of Art at the University of South Australia. Mark’s work is collected in various public and private collections both nationally and internationally. In 2000 he completed his MA in Fine Art at the Chelsea School of Art, London and exhibited in several exhibitions in the UK. Spanning the past 20 years, Mark has been involved in 60 solo exhibitions and 140 group exhibitions Australia-wide.
This book encapsulates the photographic career to date of Mark Kimber, whose track record as an artist has its origins in the early 1980s when, only one year after graduating from art school, six of his prints were collected by the Art Gallery of South Australia. Since that time his photographs have been collected nationally and internationally and his curriculum vitae is evidence of a rich photographic legacy, spanning a fascinating time in the history of the medium.
The age of the photograph as a discreet object unto itself has passed, but in the world of art the photographic image persists as an intriguing and often complex document. This book bears witness to an ongoing fascination with photography as a medium of creative expression, while simultaneously it celebrates the contribution of Mark Kimber to photographic art.