Dan Holdsworth’s vacant C-prints make modern heroes out of familiar American sites – Salt Lake City, Yosemite, The Grand Canyon, Mount St. Helens - reinventing geologically tumultuous landscapes as expanses of serenity, without sacrificing their grandeur.
Drained of colour, the brightness dial on full whack, it’s easy to imagine Holdsworth as an astronaut recently returned from deep space exploration, his camera a vessel bearing images of unchanging alien landscapes where sound travels long and far in a dense-less air.
But then you remember it’s only Salt Lake City. And you realize what an impressive photo-man Mr. Holdworth really is.
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