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In an introduction to his work, Nevin Robinson states "I photograph to have a diary, a book of memories, to educate others and myself. I adore the immediacy of photography and the ability to create emotions through the scientific process of photography. I dwell upon the irony of the editing process in that, like memories, I edit the imperfect images to suit the narrative body of photographs. I believe the utmost of mundane images may contain the most sorrow, a tragic story, or a profound beauty that each viewer will experience, uniquely." He shoots with a 40-year-old Rolleicord camera with twin Zeiss lens, which is an endless source of fascination for the people he photographs.
Nevin's photography addresses the issue of AIDS obliquely, by exploring the emotional lives of people suffering other life-threatening illnesses, facing periods of uncertainity or recovering from trauma.
Nevin received a BA in cinema and photography from Southern Illinois University, and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. His work has been shown in exhibitions throughout the United States and in other countries.