Gina Soden travels all over Europe to photograph abandoned buildings. The British photographer has become one of our most exquisite observers of decay. Her subjects are derelict asylums, schools, deserted chateaus & churches, and disused power stations. Rarely does Gina have permission to shoot..as…Show more such, every photograph also captures her tenacity to get onsite. We love Gina’s striking images, her painterly visions of crumbling architecture that capture the passage of time and the beauty of decay. Her photographs of once-grand, once-inhabited spaces evoke nostalgia for an old Europe gone by.
Gina studied Photography & Multimedia at Thames Valley University in Reading. The photographer has since won many awards for her work, including Rise Art UK Artist of the Year & Photographer of the Year in 2018.
In 2018 Soden was commissioned by Soho House to produce new works for the collections in Barcelona, New York, London & Amsterdam.Show less
"I am a huge fan of Gina's work and having listened to her talk exclusively about her work and explain the techniques and workings behind the shots, I now have even more admiration for her. Her dedication to travelling around the world, tracking down and actually getting access to these often inaccessible locations before they are lost to us through demolition or reconstruction is astounding. She continually manages to find beauty in areas of decay and through her photographs we are allowed a rare glimpse of something we would otherwise never see."
Rebecca Gordon - Rise Art Curator
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