This collection is a visual meditation. I get lost in, and deeply moved by recording seemingly accidental events. But in fact there are no accidents, only ideas trying to find us.
— Harry Pearce

 

Harry Pearce is a graphic designer, accidentalist, eternal optimist, human rights activist and photographer. Since 1993 he has been an active member of the advisory board for WITNESS, a human rights charity founded by Peter Gabriel.

He has worked around the world devising identities and installations, posters, packaging, books and talks for institutions as diverse as the Royal Academy of Arts, Abu Dhabi cultural quarter, Berry Bros & Rudd, Phaidon Press, Pink Floyd Records, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lloyd’s of London, Shakespeare’s Globe, PEN International, Science Museum and the UN.

For Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor, he created identities for their major retrospectives at the RA.

Eating With The Eyes is a visual mediation and a photographic recording of accidental events spanning over a decade and collected from Harry Pearce’s journeys around the world. The book is available to purchase from Unit Editions.