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posted by Bridget on 29 June 2013

Photography wasn't given enough space but some artists still shone out

This year's sculpture and painting exhibits were huge and as a consequence photgoraphy suffered a little by being squeezed into the empty spaces, as visual corridors connecting us from one piece of massive artwork to the next.

The result was very few if any of the photography students had enough space to show us an installation that would give us a chance of assessing their work, potential or ability.

One such was Clare Bottomley who needed a much bigger area to give us the full blast of her work. She was showing three pieces from her Innumerable Messiahs series. Her St Jerome, pictured below, piqued my interest about what she was doing and why so I went in search of her website where I found a wealth of funny, challenging and very good work.

Clare Bottomley

Click on the photograph to see her website and if you have a moment or two watch her Lady Liberty videos and I strongly recommend watching them at the same time.

Clare is one to watch and is the deserved winner of the RCA/Deutsche Bank Project Award

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