Video: Photographer Jeff Wall Discusses His Sydney MCA Exhibition

Video: Photographer Jeff Wall Discusses His Sydney MCA Exhibition
“After ‘Invisible Man’ by Ralph Ellison, the Prologue” (1999-2000) by Jeff Wall
(Courtesy MCA)

Canadian photographer Jeff Wall describes his work as being “cinematographic.” The reason for this is that he creates staged images with an incredible sense of narrative that transcend the boundaries of static image making. Currently on show at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art, “Jeff Wall Photographs” features 27 of the artist's most engaging including “The Destroyed Room” (1978), “A sudden gust of wind (after Hokasai)” (1993), “After ‘Invisible Man’ by Ralph Ellison, the Prologue” (1999-2000), and “Boy falls from tree” (2010).

In the video below Jeff discusses one of the highilghts of the exhibition, the incredible photograph “After ‘Invisible Man’ by Ralph Ellison, the Prologue” (1999-2000).