Creation doesn’t end with the click of the shutter. The squeeze of the trigger is the catalyst. The aim is for subject and artist, character and author to resonate. He carries his graven images with him. Some stare back and cry out for resurrection. He attempts to atone, he must liberate each one and reach an accord. Revision ends when the lost chord sounds, then can he lay aside the healing brush.
Berlin based photographer Gavin Evans’ is renowned for his uncomporomising take on portraiture. Gavins’ work has featured in multiple publications including; The British Journal of Photography, the Guardian, New York Times, Sunday Times, Rolling Stone and Tempo magazine. The Grammy’s, Film 4, ActionAid, Amnesty International, Sotheby’s and many others have chosen Evans’ iconic images for their campaigns. The National Theatres of London and Scotland, the Bristol Old Vic, Saddlers Wells, De Le Guarda, Cirque Archaos, DV8, Robert LePage, Rufus Norris, Romeo Castellucci have sought his talent.
Luminaries of the arts including; Robert LePage, Carlos Acosta, Tricky, Brian Wilson, The Wu Tang Clan, Isabella Blow, Morrissey and Harvey Keitel have come under the focus of his lens. Nobel Prize winners and literary giants, including Arthur Miller, have written texts to accompany his images. Evans’ ubiquitous portrait of a shushing David Bowie is legendary.
His touch, 180, biopic and his projects push the boundaries of photography. Gavin is currently investigating the lenticular printing process and exploring its potential to create new means of expression.