Gallerie Charles Slattery, New York are very pleased to offer an inaugural exclusive curated retrospective of British photographer, Christopher Rimmer’s work from Southern Africa between 2010-2016 including work from all five of his U.S. exhibitions on the ETSY platform. A link to the exhibition: https://www.etsy.com/shop/GalleryCS?ref=seller-platform-mcnav Each of the thirty three photographs in the exhibition are available…Read more
The visual result of Christopher Rimmer’s African odyssey is a broad body of work entitled, ‘Spirits Speak’ which opened in Melbourne last year to critical acclaim and is being shown at Photo Menton in France later in 2013.…Read more
Photographer Christopher Rimmer spent a year studying the strange habits of cattle on South Africa’s wild coast. His exhibition Amapondo opens in New York in April. The cattle in Pondoland on the east coast of South Africa are famous for their habit of visiting the beach. Reports from shipwrecked sailors stranded on the coast suggest…Read more
Christopher Rimmer feared the nipple police would be out to get him. But the critically-acclaimed Melbourne photographer went ahead and posted an image on Facebook from his new body of work, Confluence – Tradition & Modernity and the Last Tribes of the Kunene River, anyway.…Read more
Rimmer’s large scale photographic portraits reveal his deep understanding of both of these worlds and also the space that exists between with a clarity that is borne of his intense interest in his subjects.…Read more
Originally published in Africa Freak, March, 2013. Written by Pippa Beaumont Christopher Rimmer’s photography invariably evokes similar responses in the viewer. There are those who leave his exhibitions with tears in their eyes and those who feel somehow ennobled, yet humbled, by the images they have seen, as if the pathos and the splendour of…Read more
His work is not only artistic, but also a tool for conservation efforts in southern Africa.
His photographs manage to stimulate an emotional connection with his viewers.
“When we are emotionally connected we care”.…Read more
Originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 20 October, 2010. Written by: Christine Kellett. An Australian photographer whose pictures of breastfeeding women have been banned from Facebook says the social networking site is wrong to appoint itself arbiter of what constitutes art. Melbourne-based art dealer and photographer Christopher Rimmer travelled to Africa to shoot…Read more
The current COVID 19 crisis has had a dramatic effect on the vibrant art scene of New York with galleries across the city and state forced to close their doors in order to comply with the current lockdown orders…Read more