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Format Perspective


Format Perspective

Phil Evans

128 pages
21 cm x 16 cm

Kraft paper cover with white foil stamping
DVD in de-bossed bed inside the front cover
Running time 63 min
Multi region DVD
Entirely shot on super8 film


Format Perspective is a film by Phil Evans that explores the work, lives and opinions of six European skate photographers. The film showcases the photography of Nils Svensson (Malmo), Stu Robinson (Belfast), Alex Irvine (London), Rich Gilligan (Dublin), Sergej Vutuc (Heilbronn) and Bertrand Trichet (Barcelona/Tokyo), while also giving us an insight into the different approaches used by this diverse line-up of photographers. Filmed completely on super 8 film, this project gives a behind-the-scenes look at the skating that these guys like to shoot, as well as the resulting photos that emerge from these sessions.

Philip Evans (1982) is a filmmaker and artist currently residing in Bray, just south of Dublin, Ireland. This small town is where Phil discovered the magic of skateboarding and developed an inexplicable compulsion to produce a near-endless stream of skateboarding videos and silly images. His last video, The Scrum Tilly Lush (2009) documented the everyday skating habits of pro skateboarders in 11 different locations around Europe. Phil’s work has been exhibited all over the world and has been inducted into the Municipal Art Collection of Waterford City. He is part of the Human Pyramids Artist Collective.