Tim Pearse BA (Hons) ARPS

 Timothy Pearse is an award winning fine art and portrait photographer based in Bristol, UK. Pearse's artistic practice takes a number of different  positions within relation to the wider photographic community. These positions  deal with his thoughts regarding the current trends within photographic  production and aesthetics, as well as with his viewpoints on more abstract  notions concerning issues derived from theoretical research.

  The making of his photographs is a combination  of an outward facing, research-lead methodology that is driven by philosophical  and scientific reading, combined with practical experimentation with historic  and antiquarian imaging processes, and an introspective visual development process  which references theology, myth, the occult, and science fiction.

  Through this creative process, and by making reference to the history of photography - yet centering the works squarely in a contemporary context - Pearse aims to create photographs which offer the viewer an opportunity  to question the authenticity of the photographic image/object, and its place in  relation to contemporary issues concerning selfhood, individualism, and introspection. 

 Specialising in ultra large format photography and the wet collodion process, Pearse works within studio environments and on location to produce creative responses to commercial briefs and individual commissions, as well as working on personal projects for exhibition on both national and international levels.

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