Harry Nankin

Engagement

Website

harrynankin.com

Nankin is a photographer,  environmental  artist  and educator. His work  examines  the  contested ethical,  emotional and  aesthetic  meanings  of  the  non-­human  world,  of  ‘place’ and  ‘nature’.  Under  the  shadow  of the  emerging  global ecological  crisis,  this  has  become  an  enquiry  into  the affective  and  ontological  space  between wonder  and Tragedy, which he calls  an  ‘ecological  gaze’.  Rather  than  picture  the world  seen  by  the  naked eye  or  camera  Harry prefers  to employ  the cameraless ‘photogram’or  ‘shadowgram’  to  reveal  the  abject,  ambient, transient  and  invisible  —