A man's body appears as to be suspended off the ground performing endless feats of masculine agility high above the Spanish sea.

From the series, BIG SKY. A fashion editorial shoot for Attitude Magazine Issue 137, September 2005. Shot on location at Sitges, Spain.

A signed, numbered and limited edition print of Neil Gill from the story – SITGES – BIG SKY – Plate 08

The print is a Lambda matt print on Fuji Crystal Archival paper and is available framed or unframed (the price quoted is for the verified print alone). Please contact us via the contact page with any inquiries or special requests.

Limited Edition, available in three different sizes.

150 x 96.65 cm – Limited Edition of 5 prints – £932.00
100 x 64.43 cm – Limited Edition of 15 prints – £805.44
60 x 38.66 cm – Limited Edition of 25 prints – £442.80

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As a child, my father would promise to buy me a sky-hook that would hover high above and take me any where I would desire. In a dream, I would fantasize about this sky-hook as a method of escape, taking me to places where I would be desired and celebrated. I would perform great feats from my hook and at times this would give me great freedom of sexuality. Freud identified this re-occurrence in dream as the pleasure of sexuality by spectatorship.

Two years prior to shooting this story, I met an Aerialist performing incredible gymnastic feats, within the confines of a club in Barcelona called Oscar Bustos. In that same year, on a pebbled beach front near Sitges in Spain, I shot a gymnast friend jumping with his legs and arms spread like an eagle, high above the Mediterranean’s horizon. Following the trip to Barcelona, like my dream I had become the visual spectator. By juxtaposition, I imagined an aerialist attached to my sky-hook performing incredible feats of masculine agility, high above the ocean.

It wasn’t until I met with Fashion Editor Luke Day now the Fashion Director of GQ Style, that this scopophilic perception of modern masculinity and my adoration of sportive perfection could be realized as a fashion story.

Shot with a Mamiya RZ67, on color negative film.

Location – Cap de Grills, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain 2005.

Style – Grey vest by Aquascutum; black trousers by Preen; shoes by Louis Vuitton.



Prints provided by Genesis Imaging

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100 x 64.43 cm Lambda Print Big Sky, 150 x 96.65 cm Lambda Big Sky, 60 x 38.66 cm Lambda Print Big Sky