LOUIS PORTER - ALL ABOUT 2013
Best book: The Master of The Day of Judgment – Leo Perutz
Best television series: The Great British Bake Off
Best movie: Blue Jasmine
Best youtube video: Porcupines can talk
Best thing: The wonderfully eccentric London Library.
Best completely miscellaneous thing: Jen Olsen’s astronomical clock in Copenhagen Town Hall, we stumbled across it looking for something else, it's amazing.
Stupidest decision: I preference bad decisions over stupid ones.
Best flashback: I went to a family wedding in August back in the old country, my mum bought me a Walnut Whip in a shopping mall in Milton Keynes. I felt for a minute, like I was 10 again.
Sad goodbyes: Jackie my gran’s dog, I’m not a particularly spiritual person, but I always felt that after gran died she left a bit of herself behind in Jackie.
Exciting hellos: I’ve met some really interesting people this year, from all over.
Best triumphs: I’ve shown my work in five countries this year, which I’m very happy about
Happiest moments: I spent the European summer on a residency at the ZK/U center in Berlin, it was fantastic.
Greatest win for everyone: The EU finally taking measures to look out for Bees.
What are you most looking forward to in 2014?: Next year is very much an unknown quantity, either way it's going to be memorable.
Louis Porter is a Melbourne & Everywhere based photographer who was born in the north of England. He has been a Project Supporter of Excerpt since the beginning. This year he has exhibited his work at Copenhagen Photography Festival, Noorderlicht Festival, International Photobook Festival in Kassel Germany, Photo Book Award 2013- La Bal in Paris & in Melbourne at Strange Neighbour & National Gallery of Victoria.