“On the riverside” is a visual research aiming at investigating the different forms of relations between natural and man-made elements along the river Thames.
Mostly focused on the shifting landscape from inner to outer London, this photographic series attempts to highlight the crucial borderline between the fast urban changes that characterise the metropolis and the permanence of rural sceneries and local activities connected to the riverside life. Apparently, once out of the centre, West and East, always seen as two clearly different souls of the city, dissolve into almost indistinguishable landscapes.
The “long, winding, domesticated snake” – as quoted by the British author and photographer Eric De Maré - has here been elected as a symbolic point of view to depict the transformation of the built environment, playing its role as natural threshold and border but also a longitudinal connection between multiple scenarios.
“On the riverside” is the first solo exhibition by the London-based architectural photographer and artist Lorenzo Zandri.
Hosted by Stour Space in East London, the exhibition will run from the 28th June to the 30th June, for the “LFA - London Festival of Architecture 2019”.
Free entry and no booking required.