As Water Returns to the sea is a series of work made on a journey from Alex Catt’s home in the New Forest, England to La Fragua, an artist run residency in Southern Spain, where he had received a grant to make work.
The project was featured in the March 2013 run of the British Journal of Photography where Alex said of the work: ” The journey itself is a very important aspect of my working method. Travelling alone and sleeping in the car can be lonely and isolating at times, especially in countries away from home. These images are my observations and reflect my mindset at the time”
Thanks to miniclick for posting some of my photographs, they just got a new website and it is something you should look at by clicking here, yo.
Peter Brown: A big question that we approached tentatively at the beginning: what are your thoughts on the mythology of the West? Your book seems to critically embrace the idea. My sense from your work in general is that an endgame has taken place, and the myth of endless space, unspoiled land…