The Natural Bed Company is extending its exhibition of photographs by Matthew Conduit until the end of February.

Matthew’s his latest work documents, in the form of detailed large scale images, the way nature has reclaimed the post industrial landscapes of Sheffield. His photographs perfectly complement our wooden beds, both the beds and the landscapes are made in Sheffield. When people send Matthew images of his photographs in their house they are invariably hanging over a bed!

In the scale and finely detailed close ups of bramble thickets and new willow woodland, the images bring to mind the abstract paintings of Jackson Pollack. The work is on a large scale and finely detailed. The experience of approaching these images is that you are entering their space. As you approach, the finer details become more apparent until you feel like you are actually present in their landscape. These images were taken at Owler Bar.

Matthew was director of the Untitled Gallery which then moved to become the Site Gallery in the centre of Sheffield. He worked for over 10 years developing the Cultural Industries Quarter, and was Director of Workstation cultural workspace. In 2000 he founded Creative Industry Partnerships to work as a freelance consultant developing buildings and facilities to support the creative sector across the UK.

For several years he has been developing Sum Studios where, drawing on over 30 years experience in producing fine photographic prints, he operates Untitled Print Studio, a fine art pigment inkjet digital printing studio.
Images from Ecclesall.

To purchase any of these photographs speak directly with Matthew, we can give you further information and his contact details in the showroom, opening hours Monday – Saturday 10 – 5.30.

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