Oil on canvas
171 x 230cm
A Survey . Photographs
A fascination for the vast in space and time has led David Stephenson to travel and photograph extensively around the world, with journeys to Europe, the Himalayas, and both the Arctic and Antarctic.
He has photographed a range of subjects: landscapes, skyscapes, cityskypes and the ceilings of Eu ...
Light Cities: Sydney Boston Perth Tokyo Melbourne Osaka
While travelling for these projects Stephenson made his first photographs of cities at night, which bring together a number of his previous interests, including the idea of the sublime, environmental concerns, and the transcendental power of light. The glowing “light city” seems the perfect embl ...
Dusk to Dawn
Dusk to Dawn was created during a one-week period at Northwest Cape, where the western-most point of Australia juts into the Indian Ocean. The photographs chart the passage of time during this period on a number of levels of scale, from the duration of the exposure
David Stephenson heads the photography program at the University of Tasmania School of Art. He was born in Washington, D.C. in 1955, and studied at the University of Colorado and then the University of New Mexico, completing a MFA in 1982. He moved to Australia in 1982, and was awarded a PhD in Fine ...
Drawing Time is an exhibition of David Stephenson’s recent large format colour photographs that explore the passage of time in the environment. Representations of momentary or extended natural processes - including human actions such as forestry, mining, and residential development – mark the en ...
Australia's most controversial impoundment must be the one which flooded Tasmania's Lake Pedder-who has not been moved by the photographic images of those rose-pink beaches, cradled as they were by dramatic expanses of verdant wilderness? And what about the dreamtime outflow, the incredible Serpenti ...