October 19, 2012

Tim Walker: Story Teller supported by Mulberry

Story Teller is a major new exhibition of work by Tim Walker – one of the most visually exciting and influential fashion photographers working today. Coinciding with a book of the same name, the exhibition features over 175 inspirational images, collages and snapshots from Walker’s personal archives. Walker turns fashion shoots into fairytales or, in his own words, ‘daydreams into photographs’. He constructs flamboyant worlds that unfold like a series of stills from unrealised films. 

Drawn from the world’s leading magazines such as British, French, American and Italian Vogue, Vanity Fair, W and The New Yorker; and with some of the biggest names in contemporary fashion and culture, witness Stella Tennant in a pink cloud among an English country garden; Agyness Deyn in the sand dunes of Namibia; Tilda Swinton in Iceland; Alexander McQueen and a memento mori of skull and cigarettes; Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton turning an Essex garden centre into a danse macabre. 

Walker’s photographs will provide the focus of the exhibition, but visitors will also get a sensational glimpse behind the mechanics with a selection of the extraordinary props and models on show.

Daily at East Wing Galleries, East Wing: 10 am - 6 pm