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Andrew Stark on street photography

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Andrew Stark is a Sydney based street photographer. He was kind enough to send me a copy of “Emerging into Life” his, as yet, unpublished study into the psyche of street photographers. It’s a fascinating, insightful and pretty funny read. I certainly hope he gets it published somewhere along the line.

Andrew’s definition of a street photographer:

 “…street photographers emerge almost exclusively from the suburbs. Like a small, mangy pack of bewildered lemmings they shuffle out onto the streets to chase the world, cruelly programmed by their own inner make up, driven in an unrelenting fashion toward a ghastly drop into the art void.”

Andrew Stark, Sydney, 1993

Andrew Stark, Sydney, 1995


Written by Phill

February 23, 2010 at 2:49 pm

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