This week I visited the K6 Gallery (an exhibition space in two phone boxes) to view their Brutalist exhibition celebrating Southampton’s post-war architecture. This is relevant to my graduate project which disagrees with this architecture aesthetic. Whereas this exhibition shows an alternative viewpoint which celebrates the style. By accepting an opposite viewpoint the subjective nature of my project could lessen.
Photographers Greg Moss, James Newell and Daniel Cane capture Southampton’s best post-war buildings as chosen by the writer Owen Hatherley. These pieces compare the contrasting nature of medieval style ruins and modernist concrete buildings populating Southampton, whilst praising the ambitious in-house architecture programme as a success.