Fotograf Magazine

Alastair Levy

between my parents - a five day walk

In this suite of photographs, Alastair Levy adopts what may be termed the conventions of conceptual and performance art exemplified by such artists as Hamish Fulton and Richard Long. The photograph in effect becomes a document of an event or a performance and it is this performance that is the artwork In the case of Long however, the performance (ie. the walk) may seem to be impersonal and sometimes banal. Conceptual art since the sixties has generally been careful to avoid the personal and certainly to avoid the emotional.

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