It is often challenging and always a privilege to be invited into someone’s private inner world, to be able to identify with a body of work by way of its original intent, to be privy to the reasons that fuel the initial investigation of a topic or a theme. drei
as a series of works is as much a portrait of the artist as a detailed inquiry into the relationship between image, perception and meaning.
Chris Young’s photographic discourse is logically constructed as well as subtle, intricate and personal. It is influenced by an interest in self scrutiny within both a personal and universal framework, combined with a profound interest in art historical contexts dealing with issues of originality and the manipulation of the image, intention versus chance and accident, truthfulness and myth making inherent in the photographic process.