Bruce Byers has spent over 35 years perfecting the art of observing. With a wealth of professional experience matched with a sensitive eye, Byers captures his observations photographically with evocative results. The images reflect a range of emotions, immersing the viewer in a world of private moments that most of us would otherwise miss. Unstaged and unstructured, these images reflect spontaneous moments of introspection, isolation, joy, serenity and playfulness. The genuine feelings communicated in Byers work represent the true spirit of life in its everyday guise.
Byers has traveled all over the world preserving his observations on film. He explains, “I am intrigued by the emotional power of an individual’s private reveries, typically unobserved by the outside world.”Here, you are invited to glimpse the world through the vision of Bruce Byers, whose photography redefines the art of observation. Every face we see has a story, a lifetime, and it usually occurs without witness. Byers shares the gaze of a child experiencing wonderment, the embrace of rejoice as friends rekindle their unique relationship, the elder lost in thoughts of days gone by, an amazing juxtaposition of images that vanish in the blink of an eye.
Byers’ innate ability to capture special moments immerses the viewer into a world of the unnoticed. Unstaged and unstructured, his works of art reflect the spontaneous moments of introspection, isolation, joy, serenity, playfulness and love. His images become hauntingly etched in the mind’s eye, so evocative that they are difficult to forget, not that we would want to ever do so.
For this lecture Bruce will be focusing on his travels in Cuba. You can check out some of the work here.
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