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    Robin Friend: The Belly of the Whale

Photography: Passionate, fascinating editorial work from Robin Friend

Posted by Liv Siddall,

Not many people have Gillian Wearing and crocodiles in the same portfolio but Robin Friend does. The reason he keeps getting fantastic commissions is probably because of the sheer passion that drives him to create the images he does. “My work explores the fragile relationship between human beings and nature,” Robin says. “I find this power struggle fascinating. It is all around us. A relationship in flux that is always ebbing and flowing and therefore impossible to predict – apart from the final outcome that is. For that there can only be one winner.” Be sure to check out his Formations series before being informed about the brutality of crocodile hunting in With Sorrow Snare.

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    Robin Friend: Gillian Wearing

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    Robin Friend: Qatar

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    Robin Friend: With Sorrow Snare

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    Robin Friend: Untitled

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    Robin Friend: Untitled


Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.