March Mostra/Meet the Artists…David McCue

David McCue, ‘Untitled’ from the 'Robert Farnborough’ series.

David McCue, ‘Untitled’ from the ‘Robert Farnborough’ series.

www.davidmccue.co.uk

David McCue’s (Creative Scotland document Fellow January–March 2015) practice explores photography and its relationship to the documentary genre. During his stay at the BSR, he has focused his research on how knowledge and history are authored, approved, archived and disseminated. His work considers notions of subliminality and visibility with regards to intelligence and censorship. What substantiates a photograph as a trusted document – individual perception, institutional validation or simply the passing of time?

Il lavoro di David McCue (Creative Scotland document Fellow gennaio–marzo 2015) esplora la fotografia e la sua relazione con il genere documentaristico. Durante la sua residenza alla BSR, l’artista ha incentrato la propria ricerca sul come la conoscenza e la storia siano create, approvate, archiviate e diffuse. Il suo lavoro considera le nozioni di subliminalità e visibilità, con riguardo all’intelligenza e alla censura. Cos’è che rende la fotografia un documento affidabile: la percezione individuale, la validità istituzionale o, semplicemente, lo scorrere del tempo?

David McCue, Photo: Antonio Palmieri.

David McCue, Photo: Antonio Palmieri.


BSR Fine Arts March Mostra opens Friday 13 March 2015 18.30. Dates: 14–21 March (excluding Sunday). Hours: 16.30–19.00. Read the Press Release here or join the facebook event here.

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