Exhibition “Le Voile Déchu”

by local fine art photographer Sandy Miles

8th – 21st October 2022

We are delighted to exhibit the work of emerging fine art photographer Sandy Miles.

Le Voile Déchu is a project that celebrates the unique beauty we each possess as women. A beauty that is not tarnished or obscured by a veil of digital manipulation, showing that skin is more beautiful than that which aims to hide it.

Much of the visual inspiration for this project has come from classical art and early Victorian portraiture, in particular the photographic nudes of nineteenth century France.

‘Le voile déchu’ translated from French means ‘the fallen veil’; the veil of modesty, yet two hundred years on technology has enabled us to hide our beauty with a new veil, one made not of fabric, but of pixels.

Working only with a manual film camera, Le Voile Déchu aims to show the true beauty of women, the beauty behind the veil of digital manipulation.

Meet the artist

Saturday 8th & 15th October, Wednesday 12th & 19th October from 11am – 3pm.

About Sandy Miles

Sandy Miles is an art photographer currently living and working in Suffolk. Returning to education as a mature student, she went on to be awarded a distinction grade for a Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design with UAL, before graduating with a first-class BA (Hons) in Photography from the University of Suffolk in 2021.

Working predominantly with analogue photographic mediums, Sandy uses her camera, and different film emulsions, as tools with which to paint with. Her aim is to encourage the viewer to not only look, but to also engage with her work; it is this fascinating relationship between the photographer, the photographed and the spectator that ultimately informs her practice.

Private Commissions

If you would like a photoshoot that celebrates your own unique and individual beauty, that’s just for your own wall and personal use, then please do contact Sandy.