Jen McVeigh reviews Will Gill for Border Crossings Magazine

September 20, 2019

Will Gill

Lone Figure, Archival inkjet print, 27” × 40.5”, 2018

In a photograph titled Open Ocean, an older man, a woman and a teenager row a punt filled with belongings through a dark night. The vessel, their clothing, bags and a large wood-framed mirror all reflect a rich orange glow that catches the surface of the black water around them. Even the end of the paddle is luminous through the waves. This is the first in a series of photographs that forms a narrative spine for Will Gill’s new exhibition, “From the Lion’s Den.”

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