Travelling in a Strange Land is a creative collaboration between Sonya Whitefield and acclaimed writer David Park. The images in this exhibition arise from Whitefield’s personal response to Park’s new novel of the same title published by Bloomsbury. The works explore a journey of familial love and loss. Using mostly traditional photographic processes Whitefield brings the central character’s love of photography alive with influences from the old masters such as Bill Brandt and Alfred Stieglitz. This series of photographs, with accompanying text, presents a moving, thoughtful and at times chilling reflection of a very human story.
“The images captured reveal both a tenderness and a sense of intellectual strength. In the external world portrayed and the shadowed interiors of the heart, her eye has captured again and again what I have struggled to express in words.” David Park