Do you love photography? Do you love exhibitions? Do you love polaroids? Do you love models? Do you love boobies? If you answered yes to any of those questions then do I have the perfect Saturday activity for you. My main man Steve Tilley is having a photographic exhibition named Polaroid is Dead tomorrow from 10-4 at Process PR – Suite 2, 58 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn. I first met Steve two years ago when he was commissioned to take photographs for an article I was writing for the now defunct FQ Men. We bonded over Dr Dre and making fun of Olivia Hemus (who, if you haven’t noticed, is in just about every campaign in this city right now!!) and I’ve loved him ever since. I remember him telling me about his polaroid art project then – basically, he takes heaps and heaps and heaps of pictures of models and puts them all together to create a kind of life sized, slightly abstract version of the model – like the above piece, featuring a pre-famous Abbey Lee.
I’m going to the pre-exhibition party tonight so I’ll take pictures and update this post later. But make sure you go tomorrow!!