• Hallway

  • Rachel

  • Dawn

  • America

  • Stefan

  • Cloud

  • Dawn II

  • Shower

  • Halo

  • Berlin

  • Embrace

  • Christmas

  • Self

  • Untitled (Prenzlauer Hallway)
  • Untitled (Rachel)
  • Untitled (Dawn)
  • Untitled (America)
  • Untitled (Stefan)
  • Untitled (Cloud)
  • Untitled (Dawn II)
  • Untitled (Shower)
  • Untitled (Halo)
  • Untitled (Sarah-Kate)
  • Untitled (Embrace)
  • Untitled (Christmas)
  • Untitled (Self)

Nothing Lasts Forever

In trying to contain a moment that might linger on, these photographs - which often focus on the unnoticed - always seem to run away, creating a sense of movement despite their softly focused, steady gaze. Inspired by J. G. Ballard and his assertion that everyday reality is a 'kaleidoscope of competing fictions', de Burgh's imagery upsets any stable sense of the world. His enquiry into a very personal everyday leaves an unsettling trace, seeming to suggest that we live in the stories we create for ourselves. Imelda Barnard, Source Magazine.