Fraud Blocker

The Lonesome Cowboy

Claire Letitia Reynolds
This event has concluded
Dates:
Entry Fee: Free
Exhibition Event:
Official Opening 30/04/2016 6:00 pm

Escaping the country as a girl, I find myself as a woman traveling back at every chance I can from the city to the long winding roads and beyond, searching for a part of myself that fills the gap of my lonely life in the city. As I search I wonder about my life if I had stayed, a simple life in the hills tucked in with sweeping blue skies and surrounded by tall trees. As I dream I attempt to capture this world as I travel. I travel beyond my comfort and find a scene that tears my reality adrift and takes me on an adventure that I didn’t ask for. 

The rodeo, a community of people that come together to test themselves against the beasts of the earth in a rugged landscape. I felt akin to these cowboys as they perilously hung their dreams in a fight to conquer these beasts. After the battle I asked if I could capture these warriors and like me after the fight all I could see was the vulnerability and yearning nature of the human kind. The sadness and desperation of a lonesome cowboy, this is my story.

Festival Hub Central supported by

This event has concluded
Dates:
Entry Fee: Free
Exhibition Event:
Official Opening 30/04/2016 6:00 pm
whatson-img01
© Moshe Rosenzveig OAM

Hosting an event or exhibition in 2023?

List your exhibition or photography event on our site to reach out to the Australian photographic community. Australia's only listing of photographic exhibitions and events.

bg-ctap-mobile bg-ctap-desktop

Open call

Festival submissions for Head On Photo Festival 2023 are open. Head On Photo Festival is an inclusive arts festival for all experience and skill levels.

© Tim Smith (detail)