Eric Peris is no stranger to the Malaysian art scene where he is often regarded to be one of the pioneers of contemporary photography where his Tin Mine Landscapes is currently on show at the Shalini Ganendra Fine Art.
It would be an interested take on the tin mines, something that Malaysia used to be so popular for and Periss works can be seen in this show in which there are 23 monochrome landscape prints on display. The pictures were taken in the late 1970s that were derived from several locations in the region.
In the original series, 41 images were compiled and published into a book in 1980 but only 23 of them were converted to digital format as the original negatives have all sickness disintegrated and lost forever. With this show, the digital format files were produced in C-Type prints and are being shown in this exhibition as a series for the first time.
Apart from the superior and unique body of work, this series depicts the history of a nation and how the wealth came about in the early eras while the expressions are clear and evidently portrayed on the state of mind of the artist at the time the photos were taken.
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