John Tsiavis

Photo Essay

Photography and walking go hand in… foot. Armed with a camera, a keen eye and two legs, photographers are the pictorial flânuers of our time reflecting back to society their unique take on the life of a city. Sturgeon commissioned three photographers to document their walking trips to Artbank in either Melbourne, Perth or Sydney.

John Tsiavis constructs a micro flash-mob, making art of his journey to the Artbank Melbourne collection store in his peripatetic photo essay. Like an urban interventionist fantasy, the sophisticated compositions of the acclaimed commercial photographer theatrically animate the spare concrete spaces of the city.

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