Fishing Boats to surf
On the water
The endless surch
OUR LAND, is a global exhibition series documenting the connection between a country’s people and the land or sea they inhabit.
The photographic study poetically observes, without intrusion, the types of relationships locals have with their land. The photographs have a timeless aesthetic that celebrate the unspoiled values of living off the land while beautifully capturing the essence of escape. Where their vast horizons offer a transcending sense of isolation, it is not long before one is enveloped in the warm sense of belonging, with each piece offering a vista that you long to step into and, perhaps, one that you never want to leave. The OUR LAND Series from New Zealand’s “Maxy”, is truly a work of narrative art. The first part of the series led Maxy down the west coast of the South island of New Zealand and the 2nd to the island of Bali. He hopes to continue his documentation around the world.
The third instalment of Maxy’s life long passion to document people and the land that they inhabit, RESISTENCIA is the result of a photography stint in Cuba. Arriving three days after Hurricane Urima, the strongest storm on record to exist in the open Atlantic region, Maxy was struck by the resilience of the Cuban people, who have risen up from countless adversities throughout history. In this series, Maxy captures the timeless aesthetic of a country stuck firmly in the past and the strength of it’s people, sticking together to help each other with only the basics of human survival at hand.