Dazed Digital | Converse Submisson of the Week: Thom Hudson

Converse Submisson of the Week: Thom Hudson

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The Surrey Institute of Art and Design graduate catches our attention with his beautiful shots of night time views across the city of Tokyo

Text by Susanna Davies-Crook

Photographer Thom Hudson has caught our eye this week as an artist whose filmic shots, taken on night walks around Tokyo due to prolonged periods of insomnia, capture a sleepy stillness in the concrete jungle. Hudson is ‘concerned with understanding his environment and surroundings through the act of making pictures’, so becoming lost in one of the world’s biggest cities allowed him to be ‘swallowed up in the urban sprawl’ and in the deserted streets of the financial district he was able to carefully record what he saw. The scenes depict inertia at the heart of the city’s capitalist whirring, and frame the fragile moment when the cogs of commerce clatter to a close in order to rest for the next day’s trading. Having graduated from his BA at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design in 2005, Hudson has continued his flaneurial journey through life and a lens to be featured in Creative Review and show in London’s Brick Lane gallery. He tells us a bit more about his practice…

via Dazed Digital | Converse Submisson of the Week: Thom Hudson.

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