Gillian Lindsay


In 1997 I made the transition from film producer to photographer. My early work sought a unique response to nature and architecture through hand-cut photographic collage. 

I moved into the realm of abstraction, through my ’Surfaces’ collections, exploring industrial sites with rusted metal, weathered and painted wood. I find a fascination in documenting man-made materials’ never-ending attempt to return to nature.

Several trips to Europe exposed ancient urban walls with splashes of paint, graffiti or poster remnants, creating opportunities for abstractions, existing for ephemeral moments in time before being removed.

I continue to explore my passion for black and white photography, with a special focus on my unique ‘Light Imitating Art’ series.

My recent series ‘Colour Fields’ evolved from macro photography derived from nature.  Camera motion with cropping removes contextual references, creating painterly layered abstractions resembling land and seascapes.

Red Sky at Night | 48 x 60 inches
White Dove | 60 x 40 inches
Baja | 40 x 40 inches
The Sound of Silence | 40 x 60 inches
"Beyond The Pale'
'When Doves Cry'
Xanadu | 48 x 60 inches
Mist in the Hollows | 40 x 60 inches
"Beyond The Pale'

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