Chris Round is a fine art photographer based in Sydney. Chris studied at both Canterbury College of Art and the School of Communication Arts in the UK, and also Sydney College Of Art in Australia. He gained considerable attention with his first solo show ‘Evidence’ in 2012 and has continued to exhibit as a solo artist and in group shows a number of times since.
This selection of images is taken from a series called ‘Transient Realities’ and an exhibition called ‘In Two Places’. ‘Transient Realities’ is a dialogue between myself and places I had previously visited. However, at the time of my revisiting these locations I felt they had somehow changed, giving an unfamiliar air about them. From a visual perspective though, I felt certain things ‘fell in to place’ giving me a fresh perspective that allowed me to capture this new relationship.
The exhibition ‘In Two Places’ showcases a selection of photographs from a different series that reflect the likely influence my UK upbringing has had on my photographic practice here in Australia. Much of my work during this period has been defined by overcast skies and muted tones – lighting conditions similar to that of my younger days back in England.
Chris’ work has been recognized locally and internationally, among others he has been shortlisted at the World Photo Awards, awarded Finalist each year of the HeadOn Landscape prize, winner Best Architectural Image, Kodak Salon, CCP Melbourne, selected Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Prize, winner Regional Landscape Prize Perth CLIP award, and Honourable Mention for Exposure 2015.
To view more of Chris Round’s work, please visit his website.