April 4, 2013 / Art
This body of work from photographer Kurt Simonson relates to his experiences living at the L’Abri communities and takes notice of themes such as stillness, presence, and community.
Kurt Simonson is an associate professor of photography at Biola University in La Mirada, California, and an artist whose work is regularly exhibited nationally and internationally, including recent exhibits at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado, and the Foto8 Gallery in London, United Kingdom. His work has been featured in Fraction Magazine; he recently received a Curator’s Choice award from CENTER Santa Fe; and he was chosen as a finalist in Photolucida’s Critical Mass (2012). Simonson’s work explores the tensions surrounding our ideas of home and community, pilgrimage and displacement, belonging and connecting. More information and images can be found at www.kurtsimonson.com.