Jem Southam featured in The Financial Times


Photographer Jem Southam captures the majesty of New Zealand

By Josh Lustig

Best known for British landscapes, the artist departed radically from his usual working methods for his latest project.

Over the past four decades, the Bristol-born photographer Jem Southam has been documenting the English landscape. His work, made in series, takes the form of long-term studies of selected sites, often spanning several years; delving deep into the individual histories of his locations, they eschew the sentimental, idyllic, single-frame vision of the “English countryside”.

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