KATI THANDA – LAKE EYRE. Interpretations from the Air - group show

This book launch and photographic exhibition from The Light Collective features the work of Adam Williams, Luke Austin, Ignacio Palacios, Paul Hoelen.

© Andy Williams
© Andy Williams

Four incredible and dedicated photographers, an adventurous off-road 4WD trip and two charter plane rides above Lake Eyre delivers stunning results.

When you take to the air, [Lake Eyre's] true complexity, variety and immensity is breathtakingly revealed.Salt deposits, eroded channels and inlets, layers of sediment and algal blooms provide endlessly subtle variations of texture, lines, pattern and colour. The Light Collective, 2016

© Paul Hoelen
© Paul Hoelen

The opening and book launch will run from 6–9pm on Thursday, 3 November, and be attended by the special guest, acclaimed Australian landscape photographer, Ken Duncan.

Follow this link for a special behind the scenes of the project: https://vimeo.com/181141679

© Ignacio Palacios
© Ignacio Palacios

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Tue-Sat 11am – 6pm.
© Luke Austin
© Luke Austin

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