“Lengthy Distance” by Photographer Denis Gutiérrez-Ogrinc


A collection of photographs by Vancouver-based photographer and artist Denis Gutiérrez-Ogrinc. Gutiérrez-Ogrinc has been working predominantly in road images for the previous 5 years. “Lengthy Distance” is a collection of photographs taken alongside the coasts and mountains of Sicily. Whereas Gutiérrez-Ogrinc was experiencing the area for the primary time, and the photographs embody the kind of vacationer websites guests are initially launched, the photographs are knowledgeable by the historical past of image-making that emerged out of postwar Italy.

“The artist Luigi Ghirri as soon as remarked that Italy is a spot the place the photographer is actually put to the take a look at, as they have to discover a technique to work ‘between the best Renaissance refinements and neorealist stereotypes.’”

Working primarily in public house, Gutiérrez-Ogrinc’s method to photographing a spot is formed by his curiosity in particular person tales, private artifacts, and the sudden or quiet moments of life. See extra photographs from “Lengthy Distance” under or on show at 1220 East Pender Avenue throughout Vancouver’s Eastside Tradition Crawl which takes place November 17–18 (from 5 pm to 10 pm) and November 19–20 (from 11 am to six pm).



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