Bristol’s Arnolfini gallery hosts retrospective show by photographer Stephen Gill

Coming up for Air delves into 30 years of work by the Bristol-born photographer.

A new exhibition at Bristol’s Arnolfini gallery brings together decade-spanning work by photographer Stephen Gill. 

Entitled Coming up for Air: Stephen Gill – A Retrospective, the exhibition is running until 16 January at Arnolfini. It forms part of the gallery’s 60th anniversary celebrations and the inaugural Bristol Photo Festival.

A number of pieces from the Bristol-born photographer’s back catalogue, including work from past series’ such as Hackney Flowers, Buried and Coming up for Air, will be presented at the show alongside new, previously un-exhibited work such as Gil’s latest series and book, Please Notify the Sun.

Furthermore, exhibition-goers can explore images lifted from Gill’s photography series and book, The Pillar. The showing – a UK first – present photographs captured in Hackney Wick, London, as well as images shot in rural Sweden.

Coming up for Air: Stephen Gill – A Retrospective is on display now at Arnolfini. Head to the gallery’s website for further information.

From Hackney Wick, 2001-2005 © Stephen Gill

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